What does aerobic respiration mean?

Answer Aerobic respiration is the process your cells use to extract energy from molecules of sugar or glucose. It uses oxygen as a reactant--hence, the term "aerobic," which refers to processes that requi... Read More »

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What does aerobic respiration provide for an organism?

According to Georgia State University, aerobic respiration (also known as cellular respiration) creates ATP (adenosine triphosphate) for an organism, which is the principal molecular source for the... Read More »

In what organelle does aerobic respiration take place?

Aerobic respiration takes place in the mitochondria, oval organelles also known as the "power house" of the cell. They break the bonds of sugars and other molecules to create ATP, the energy the ce... Read More »

Does aerobic respiration occur in plants?

Aerobic respiration occurs in plants; it happens mostly at night. Oxygen from the air enters the plant through pores called stomata, located on the leaves. Oxygen then combines with glucose produce... Read More »

Where does aerobic respiration take place?

In prokaryotes (organisms without a nucleus, such as bacteria), aerobic respiration occurs in the cytoplasm and along the plasma membrane. In eukaryotes (organisms with a nucleus), aerobic respirat... Read More »