Anaerobic Respiration

(Page 222-225 in the textbook)

The term anaerobic means "not in air." Thus, Anaerobic Respiration is the process of respiration that does not involve oxygen. Respiration occurs in the mitochondria of all living things.

This is a basic overview of repiration inside the mitochondria:
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Basic Overview of Cellular Respiration

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Reactants


Oxygen + Glucose --> Carbon Dioxide + Water + Energy
(To see the correctly formatted formula with subscripts, turn to page 222 in your textbook)

Gylcolysis


Gylcolysis is a process within Cellular Respiration in the cytoplasm in which glucose is broken down and results in peruvic acid, carbon dioxide, and ATP.