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Anaerobic catabolism of organic nutrients can occur by?
Fermentation
What is an extension of glycolysis that can generate ATP by substrate level phosphorylation?
fermentation
What are the two types of fermentation and what are their products?
alcohol fermentation, pyruvate is converted to ethanol, lactic acid fermentation, pyruvate is reduced by NADH to form lactate as a waste product, with no release of CO2
How do human muscle cells use pyruvate?
lactic acid fermentation, it forms ATP when O2 is scarce.
Lactate is converted back to pyruvate by what organ?
liver
Which harvests more energy? cellular respiration or fermentaion?
cellular respiration