Examples of anaerobic respiration include nitrate reduction, denitrification, sulfate reduction and carbonate reduction. All of these methods use an electron acceptor other than oxygen and have a membrane-bound electron ... More » Science Biology

In humans, the products of anaerobic respiration are adenosine triphosphate (ATP), carbon dioxide and lactic acid. ATP is the molecule that provides energy to cells. More » Science Human Anatomy Organs

Aerobic and anaerobic respiration are the two types of cellular respiration that occur in the cells of living organisms. Aerobic respiration requires oxygen, while anaerobic respiration can occur in the absence of oxygen... More » Science Biology
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Two ATP molecules can be produced per glucose molecule during anaerobic respiration, reports Eugene McCarthy, Ph.D., of Online Biology Dictionary. The steps of anaerobic metabolism consist of glycolysis to produce pyruvi... More » Science Biology

Anaerobic respiration takes place in the fluid portion of the cytoplasm of cells, away from the mitochondria or any other organelles. It begins with glycolysis, which breaks apart glucose and generates energy and a compo... More » Science Biology

The two main types of anaerobic respiration are alcoholic fermentation and lactic acid fermentation. These methods of respiration occur when the amount of oxygen available is too low to support aerobic respiration. More » Science Biology