What is the difference between aerobic respiration and anaerobic respiration?
|a. Takes place in the presence of oxygen as in most of the higher plants and animals.||a. Takes place in the absence of oxygen and is observed in microbes.|
|b Glucose sugar is completely oxidized to form CO2 and H2O||b. Glucose is incompletely oxidized to form ethyl alcohol and CO2|
|c. Pyruvic acid is completely oxidized to form water and carbon dioxide during krebs cycle||c. Pyruvic acid is reduced to ethyl alcohol and carbon dioxide as in yeast or directly reduced to lactate as in Lactic acid bacteria.|
|d. More amount of energy is produced.||d Less amount of energy is produced.|