Four molecules of ATP and 2 molecules of NADH are produced; It is often considered to be synonymous with breathing, but this is not quite accurate. The stages of cellular respiration include glycolysis, pyruvate oxidation, the citric acid or Krebs cycle, and oxidative phosphorylation. ADVERTISEMENTS: For instance, if glucose were oxidized, the result would be energy, carbon dioxide and water. Aerobic respiration is the process most living things undergo to use food energy. Aerobic respiration keeps us alive on a moment-to-moment basis. Aerobic Respiration is the process by which the energy from glucose is released in the presence of oxygen. They are glycolysis, the TCA – Tricarboxylic acid cycle (Also known as the Kreb’s cycle or Citric acid cycle) and the electron transport chain. Respiration is a series of chemical reactions, but this equation summarises the overall process. On the other hand, the process when an inorganic molecule (rather than oxygen) accepts the hydrogen is called as inorganic respiration. It made the process more energetically efficient, thus promoting the development of higher animals. The stages of cellular respiration include glycolysis, pyruvate oxidation, the citric acid or Krebs cycle, and oxidative phosphorylation. This energy is produced via certain steps. The pathway produces 36 ATP for every glucose molecule. Take a look at the chemical formula given below. Similarly, when an organic molecule accepts the hydrogen atom, the process is known as fermentation. Cellular respiration is a metabolic pathway that breaks down glucose and produces ATP. In order to initiate the process, 2 molecules of ATP are consumed. The evolution from anaerobic to aerobic respiration brought great benefits to the evolution of organisms. It takes place only if oxygen is available. Glycolysis. The process of aerobic respiration is responsible for providing energy to the cell. Aerobic cellular respiration refers to the process by which living organisms convert nutrients into energy for the body to use via the oxidization of nutrients. This process is followed by the acceptance of hydrogen atoms by oxygen gas and it forms water, and the process is called aerobic respiration.