Distinguish between Glycolysis and Citric acid cycle

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The differences between glycolysis and citric acid cycle are as follows:

Glycolysis Citric Acid Cycle
Glycolysis is the first step of
The citric acid cycle (Krebs’ cycle or
TCA Cycle) is the second step of
This process happens in the cytoplasm. This process occurs in the matrix of
It occurs both aerobically and anaerobically. It occurs anaerobically
Two ATPs are consumed during this process. No consumption of ATP in the citric acid cycle.
The total gain of ATP is 8 (which includes NADH). The net gain of ATP is 24
Oxidative phosphorylation is not involved. Oxidative phosphorylation is involved
It is a linear pathway It is a circular pathway.
Carbon-di-oxide has not evolved Carbon-di-oxide is evolved.

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