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Where in cellular respiration is carbon dioxide produced?

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Carbon Dioxide is the molecule of one carbon and two oxygen atoms. It is a major waste product of respiration, and is created when dissolved oxygen in the blood is used to create ATP, the basic unit of biological energy. Glucose is stored in cells as fuel, and is made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen (C6-H12-O6). The glycolysis process breaks apart the chemical bonds holding these atoms together by...

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