What Is the Equation for Anaerobic Respiration?


The equation for anaerobic respiration is glucose †’ lactic acid (+ energy). Anaerobic respiration does not require oxygen for it to take place and it happens when there is not sufficient oxygen for aerobic respiration.
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glucose - ethanol + carbon dioxide + energy.
ANEROBIC ORGANISMS C6H12O6→ 2CH3CH2OH + 2CO2 + 118kJ of Energy glucose---------ethanol MUSCLE CELLS C6H12 CO6→ 2CH3CH(OH)COOH + 120kJ of energy glucose----------lactic acid
Anaerobic respiration is believed to be the oldest form of cellular respiration. It is still employed by many single celled organisms, particularly in anoxic (lacking oxygen) environments
n. Respiration in which molecular oxygen is not consumed.
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