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A question for glucose

  1. Sep 21, 2004 #1
    suppose that glucose is the greatest source of energy for yeast. why is that? (during fermentation, anaerobic respiration)

    aside from that, what are the possible causes of changes in temperature which can affect the fermentation or anaerobic respiration of yeast? aside from ....perhaps, the molecular movement and the external factos? :p
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2004
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  3. Sep 21, 2004 #2
    I'm not understanding the question.. are you asking why glucose is the preferred source of energy?

    Anytime somethign is cleaved, moved, phosphyrlated, oxidsied, reduced, energy is released or it is coupled to a reaction in which energy is released. Some of this energy ends up as heat.
     
  4. Sep 21, 2004 #3
    yup

    thanks! :P
     
  5. Sep 21, 2004 #4
    simply look up glycolysis ! :rofl:
     
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