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

Aerobes use aerobic respiration. Organisms classified as aerobes are eukaryotic and live in an oxygenated environment. Most plants and animals are classified as aerobes. Respiration is the process of breaking down glucos... More » Science Biology

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 » Science Biology Cells
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