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 » Science Biology Cells

Aerobic respiration turns glucose and oxygen into water and carbon dioxide. The energy from this reaction is also used to recharge depleted ADP molecules into ATP, a molecule which is used to power many of the functions ... More » Science Chemistry Chemical Equations

Oxygen is used as an electron acceptor within the electron transport chain of aerobic respiration to generate adenosine triphosphate, or ATP. This compound is an essential component in intracellular energy transfer. Aero... More » Science Biology
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