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Anaerobic respiration

Anaerobic Respiration Definition What is anaerobic respiration? Anaerobic (cellular) respiration is a respiratory process... Read More

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. What is... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Obligate aerobe

Before we define obligate aerobes, let us first understand and define aerobic organisms. Aerobic organisms are those that... Read More

Cell Respiration

As mentioned in the previous tutorial on ATP, the process of respiration is split into 3 distinct areas that occur at... Read More

Respiration

Definition noun, plural: respirations Any of the various analogous processes by which there is an exchange of... Read More

Glucose

Glucose occurs naturally and is ubiquitous. It is one of the three most common monosaccharides; the other two are fructose... Read More

Anaerobic

Definition adjective (1) Not requiring, or capable of occurring, in the absence of air or free oxygen. (2) Caused by, or... Read More

Aerobic respiration

Definition noun (1) A form of cellular respiration that requires oxygen in order to generate energy. (2) The process of... Read More

Microaerophile

Definition noun, plural: microaerophiles An organism that lives in environment that only has a low level of... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Monosaccharide

Definition noun plural: monosaccharides mon·o·sac·cha·ride, ˈmɒ.nəʊˈsæk.ə.ɹaɪd (biochemistry) A simple... Read More

Obligate anaerobe

Definition noun An anaerobe that does not require oxygen and lives only in anaerobic environment. Supplement Exposure to... Read More

Sugar

Sugar Definition The term sugar is the generic term for any disaccharides and monosaccharides. Sugars are an essential... Read More

Anaerobe

Definition noun, plural: anaerobes An anaerobic organism that does not require oxygen for growth and metabolism (e.g.... Read More

Lactate level

Definition noun A measure of the amount of lactic acid in the blood. Supplement The acid form of lactate (lactic acid) is... Read More

Aerobic process

Definition noun, plural: aerobic processes A process that occurs and requires the presence of oxygen or air Supplement An... Read More

Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate Definition A biomolecule refers to any molecule that is produced by living organisms. As such, most of them... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Entamoeba histolytica

Definition noun A disease-causing anaerobic protozoan species capable of causing entamoebiasis and amebic dysentery to its... Read More

Gluconeogenesis

Definition noun The metabolic process in which glucose is formed from non-carbohydrate precursors Supplement Glucose is an... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Anaerobic bacteria

Definition noun Bacteria that are capable of living in the absence of molecular oxygen. Supplement In general, these... Read More

Aerobic bacteria

Definition noun Bacteria that utilize oxygen for growth and oxygen-based metabolism (e.g. aerobic... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Entamoebidae

Definition noun (taxonomy) A family of Archamoebae which includes species such as Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba coli,... Read More

Oxygen Debt

A cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise; the deficit must be made up when the body returns to rest.A... Read More

Nitrate respiration

nitrate respiration The process of respiration used by some anaerobic organisms, in which nitrate rather than molecular... Read More

Aerobic

Definition adjective (1) Of, pertaining to, having, or requiring the presence of air or free oxygen. (2) (biology) Requiring... Read More

Alcoholic Fermentation

Alcoholic Fermentation is a type of cellular Respiration which does not require oxygen (anaerobic respiration), and involves... Read More