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Which of the following cannot be used as a final electron acceptor in anaerobic respiration?
In the process of alcoholic fermentation, what causes the liquid to bubble?
Which statement regarding obligate anaerobes is true?
They cannot survive in the presence of oxygen.
Which statement regarding facultative anaerobes is true?
They can survive in the presence or absence of oxygen.
Which compound is oxidized during fermentation?
The form of fermentation in which ethanol is produced as a product of NADH oxidation
The form of cellular respiration in which substances other than molecular oxygen, such as carbon dioxide, sulfate, iron, or nitrate, are used as the terminal electron acceptor
AN organism that oxidizes inorganic compounds to yield energy
An organism that can live in either an aerobic or an anaerobic environment
A biochemical pathway that allows NAD⁺ to be regenerated from NADH after glycolysis when an electron transport chain is not available. Known pathways include lactic acid fermentation and alcoholic fermentation
The biochemical process by which glucose is broken down into 2 molecules of the 3-carbon compound pyruvate
Lactic Acid Fermentation
The form of fermentation in which lactic acid is produced as a product of NADH oxidation
An organism that can survuve and thrive only in the presence of oxygen
An organism that cannot survive in the prescence of oxygen; an oxygen environment may be toxic to some members of this group
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