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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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Aerobic respiration takes place within the cell cytoplasm, in organelles known as mitochondria. Aerobic respiration is a process in which energy is produced, then released. During this process, sugars are converted into ... 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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