Aerobic and anaerobic respiration.
|Aerobic Respiration||Anaerobic respiration|
|i)||It occurs in the presence of oxygen.||It occurs in the absence of oxygen.|
|ii)||It occurs via. three steps, namely, glycolysis, TCA cycle, and electron transfer chain||It occurs via. two steps, namely, glycolysis and fermentation.|
|iii)||The end products are CO2, H2O, and energy.||The end products are organic acids or alcohol and energy.|
|iv)||More amount of energy is generated.||Less amount of energy is generated.|
|v)||Complete oxidation of glucose takes place.||Incomplete oxidation of glucose takes place.|
|vi)||It takes place in higher plants, animals, and certain aerobic microbes.||It takes place in yeast, muscle cells, erythrocytes, and some anaerobic microbes.|
Concept: Formation of ATP
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