Which of the following is most appropriate for aerobic respiration?



Aerobic respiration is the one which takes place in the presence of oxygen. Here, glucose is completely broken down to yield energy and CO 2 and H 2 O are released.

  • While the breakdown of glucose into pyruvate also takes place in the cytoplasm (known as   glycolysis)
  • Pyruvate breaks down into CO 2 +H 2 O inside mitochondria .

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So, the correct option is (d)

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