Glycolysis maximal efficiency

Range 50-60 Percent
Organism Unspecified
Reference Sustainable Energy - Choosing Among Options, Jefferson W. Tester, Elisabeth M. Drake, Michael J. Driscoll, Michael W. Golay and William A. Peters, MIT press, pp. 57
Primary Source Smil, 1998, Energies: An illustrated guide to the biosphere and civilization, MIT Press
Comments chemical to chemical energy transformation. One should take into account that the products are still very energy rich and thus the overall energy yield is very low even though the efficiency seems high
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