Flashcards in Respiration Deck (7)
What is respiration?
The process of releasing energy from glucose
What is aerobic respiration?
Respiration using oxygen.
What is the equation for aerobic respiration?
Glucose + Oxygen --> Carbon Dioxide + Energy
What is anaerobic respiration?
Respiration without oxygen, where glucose is broken down.
What is the equation for anaerobic respiration?
Glucose --> Energy + Lactic Acid
Give an example of what energy released by respiration is used for in plants.
To build sugars, nitrates and other nutrients into amino acids, and then into proteins.