WHAT IS MEANT BY CATABOLIC AND ANABOLIC PROCESSES ? IS RESPIRATION A CATABOLIC OR ANABOLIC PROCESS ?

Asked by  | 14th Apr, 2008, 12:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Respiration is a catabolic process.

Catabolism is the metabolic breakdown of large molecules in living organism, with accompanying release of energy,

Anabolism is the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances from simpler ones together with the storage of energy.

Answered by  | 15th Apr, 2008, 09:51: AM

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