Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between aerobic and anaerobic respiration. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration

S.No. Aerobic Respiration Anaerobic Respiration
1 It is the process of breakdown of food in the presence of oxygen. It is the process of breakdown of food in the absence of oxygen.
2 End products are CO2 and H2O. End products can be lactic acid or CO2 and alcohol.
3 Takes a longer time to release energy. Takes less time to release energy.
4 Produces a large amount of energy. Produces a small amount of energy.
5 Examples: It occurs in most plants and animals. Examples: Yeast, bacteria, human muscle cells, etc. respire anaerobically.
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