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Unit 3 & 4 Biology at Hawkesdale P12 College

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What do bread and ginger beer have in common?

March 10, 2009 · 3 Comments · respiration

They are both made with yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) - a living organism that produces ethyl alcohol and carbon dioxide when allowed to grow in suitable conditions. This is an example of anaerobic respiration, or fermentation, which produces a small amount of energy (ATP) compared to aerobic respiration. An animation of the process of ATP production during fermentation is […]

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