Q. 8.     What are the differences between aerobic and anaerobic respiration? Name some organisms that use the anaerobic mode of respiration.

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Differences between aerobic and anaerobic respiration are mentioned below:

Aerobic Respiration

Anerobic Respiration

(i) It takes place in presence of Oxygen.

(i) It takes place in absence of Oxygen.

(ii) It involves exchange of gases between organism and surroundings.

(ii) It does not involve exchange of gases between organism and surroundings

(iii) The end products are always Carbon dioxide and water.

(iii) The end products vary.

(iv) Complete breakdown of glucose molecules take place.

(iv) Partial breakdown of glucose molecules take place.

(v) More energy is produced per molecule of glucose broken down.

(v) Less energy is produced per molecule of glucose broken down.

(vi) Takes place in cytoplasm and mitochondria.

(vi) Takes place only in cytoplasm.

Anaerobic respiration takes place in some worms, water logged plants, yeast and some bacteria.

 

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