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Where does aerobic respiration occur? How many molecules of ATP are released during it?

Answer :

Respiration on the basis of presence or absence of oxygen can be of two types: aerobic respiration and anaerobic respiration. Aerobic respiration occurs in the presence of oxygen while anaerobic occurs in the absence of oxygen.

Site of aerobic respiration is mitochondria.


During aerobic respiration 38 ATPs get released in complete oxidation of one glucose molecule.


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