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AEROBIC RESPIRATION

Biology

CELL PROPERTIES AND FUNCTIONS

CELL PROPERTIES AND FUNCTIONS CELLULAR (INTERNAL/TISSUE) RESPIRATION The oxidation of glucose in the cell to release energy is known as cellular respiration and it occurs in the mitochondria of all living cells. There are two types of cellular respiration i.e. aerobic and anaerobic respiration   AEROBIC RESPIRATION When cellular respiration takes place in the presence of oxygen is known as aerobic respiration. The largest amount of ATP possible is generated through it from one molecule of glucose with the release of carbon (iv) oxide and water as by product. C6 H12 O6           +       6O2                                                        6CO2             +       6H2O     +      38ATP   ANAEROBIC RESPIRATION In some organisms such as bacteria, fungi and endoparasites, the cells gets energy from breaking down glucose in the absence of oxygen this is known as anaerobic respiration. In this type of respiration, lesser amount of ATP is produced. The pyruvic acid produced is converted to alcohol in… Read More »CELL PROPERTIES AND FUNCTIONS

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