cellular respiration

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cellular respiration

n.
The series of metabolic processes by which living cells produce energy through the oxidation of organic substances.

cel·lu·lar respiration

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The process of metabolism in which cells obtain energy in the form of ATP by causing glucose and other food molecules to react with oxygen.
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Noun1.cellular respiration - the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moleculescellular respiration - the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic molecules; processes that take place in the cells and tissues during which energy is released and carbon dioxide is produced and absorbed by the blood to be transported to the lungs
metabolic process, metabolism - the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
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In contrast to normal differentiated cells, which rely primarily on mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation to generate the energy needed for cellular processes, most cancer cells instead rely on aerobic glycolysis.
For example, while ATP production is typically viewed as requiring efficient mitochondrial respiration in neurons, aerobic glycolysis occurs under physiological conditions in certain regions of the brain, such as the parietal cortex and prefrontal cortex, especially during development (Vaishnavi et al.
Akt stimulates aerobic glycolysis in cancer cells," Cancer Research, vol.
It works by increasing glucose transport and aerobic glycolysis.
Under various conditions, mammalian sperm provide their energy requirements by anaerobic glycolysis, aerobic glycolysis and beta oxidation of endogenous substrates (including fatty acids).
This process, called glycolysis, leads to other processes that use oxygen to make higher quantities of ATP - but solid tumor cells, which have little access to oxygen, are forced to rely almost exclusively on aerobic glycolysis for survival.