Q. 773.9( 19 Votes )

Explain the three

Answer :

At first, glucose is broken down into a three-carbon molecule called pyruvate. This process happens in the cytoplasm of cells of all organisms. On the basis of presence or absence of oxygen, it is two types- Aerobic respiration and Anaerobic respiration.

Aerobic Respiration: This type of respiration happens in the presence of oxygen. In this respiration, glucose is completely oxidized into carbon dioxide and water. Energy is also released at the end of this process.

Anaerobic Respiration: This process takes place in the absence of oxygen. In this case, pyruvic acid either converted into ethyl alcohol or lactic acid. Ethyl alcohol is usually formed in case of anaerobic respiration in microbes; like yeast or bacteria. Lactic acid is formed in some microbes as well as in the muscle cells.

Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Life Processes - Concept Recap For BoardsLife Processes - Concept Recap For BoardsLife Processes - Concept Recap For Boards75 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
view all courses

Name the plant hoScience Lab Manual

Give an Example oScience Lab Manual

A, Band CarLakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur- Biology

Give two major diScience Lab Manual