Q. 14.3( 28 Votes )

Sometimes when we do heavy exercise, anaerobic respiration takes place in our muscle cells. What is produced during this process?
A. alcohol and lactic acid

B. alcohol and CO2

C. lactic acid and CO2

D. lactic acid only

Answer :

During some heavy exercises like running, cycling, weightlifting etc. tge demand for energy is quite high which creates a temporary deficiency of oxygen in the muscle cells. It causes muscle cells to respire anaerobically for a limited span of time. The glucose present in the muscle cells is converted into lactic acid and also release energy for further work.

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