Q. 8. What are the differences between aerobic and anaerobic respiration? Name some organisms that use the anaerobic mode of respiration.
Differences between aerobic and anaerobic respiration are mentioned below:
(i) It takes place in absence of Oxygen.
(ii) It does not involve exchange of gases between organism and surroundings
(iii) The end products vary.
(iv) Partial breakdown of glucose molecules take place.
(v) Less energy is produced per molecule of glucose broken down.
(vi) Takes place only in cytoplasm.
Anaerobic respiration takes place in some worms, water logged plants, yeast and some bacteria.
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