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Give 2 reasons why the theoretical yield and actual yield of ATP per glucose molecule are different. Thanks!

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  1. Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "ATP theoretical actual yield glucose" to get these possible sources:

    http://209.85.173.104/search?q=cache:OskyGZa_Kg0J:www-biol.paisley.ac.uk/courses/cellsug/shuttles.doc+ATP+theoretical+actual+yield+glucose&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=us&client=safari
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    http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072437316/student_view0/chapter9/
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cellular_respiration
    http://books.google.com/books?id=VWAormVT7IkC&pg=RA1-PA141&lpg=RA1-PA141&dq=atp+theoretical+actual+yield+glucose&source=web&ots=EvwXKTgOpf&sig=6dF3O4VDFvAjtKhcctZdAG22YTI&hl=en

    In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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