In order to get glycolysis started, you need 2 ATP. In the process, you can generate 4 ATP. That results in a net gain of 2 ATP. Hooray! But wait. If you don't undergo glycolysis, then you've got an ...
The following graphs compare glucose decomposition in yeasts (in anaerobic vs aerobic conditions respectively) My question is, why doesn't the first one look like a straight line as the second one ...