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Aerobic respiration is a chemical reaction that requires oxygen to generate adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, a chemical that cells use for energy. It is also referred to as intracellular energy transfer. More »

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One of the main examples of aerobic respiration is the formation of the energy source ATP by breaking down the sugar glucose. According to class resources from Clinton Community College, this process is aerobic because i... More »

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The maximum efficiency for aerobic respiration is 39 percent, according to Michael Muller at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This is calculated as the maximum number of ATP molecules produced through aerobic respi... More »

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