Two Types of Anaerobic Respiration
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- Lactic Acid Fermentation
- Reactants: Pyruvate and NADH
- Products: NAD+ and lactate (lactic acid)
- Occurs in Muscle cells and micro-organisms
- Alcohol Fermentation
- Reactants: Pyruvate
- Products: Ethanol and CO2 (waste)
- Occurs in Yeasts and some bacteria
|Aerobic Respiration||Anaerobic Respiration|
|Type of cells that perform the process||
|Location within the cell||
|Oxygen requirements||Oxygen is required for the process to occur||Oxygen is not used in this type of respiration|
|Reactants and Products||Reactants: Pyruvate NAD, CoA
Products: Acetyl CoA, NADH, CO2 (waste)
|Reactants: Pyruvate and NADH
Products: NAD+ or ethanol
|Energy Output||36 ATP molecules are produced through this process||2 ATP molecules are released through this process|
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