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Where does glycolysis occur in the cell?

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February 07, 2017 3:11AM

Glycolysis occurs in the cytosol of the cell. This is true for both eukaryotes and prokaryotes.

NOTE: The cytoplasm refers to the space between the cell membrane and the nucleus, including the intracellular fluid and organelles. The cytosol, however, refers to just the fluid. Although cytoplasm would probably be accepted as a valid answer, cytosol is the terminology you want to use. It takes place in the mitochondria in both plants, animals and microogranisms.