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What substance is not a product of glycolysis?

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Glucose is not a product of glycolysis. The products of glycolysis are two molecules of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), two molecules of pyruvate and two molecules of NADH.

Glucose is actually the molecule required to begin the process of cellular respiration, and glycolysis is the first step in cellular respiration. Two molecules of ATP are required to begin the process of breaking down molecules and creating energy for use in metabolic reactions. Glucose is the most important monosaccharide sugar. According to ABC News, glucose is required by every cell and organ in the human body. It is an organic substance found in a wide variety of plants and vegetables.

Sources:

  1. abcnews.go.com

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