why is respiration a catabolic reaction? urgent!!!

Asked by  | 29th Aug, 2011, 06:26: PM

Expert Answer:

A catabolic process is one in which complex molecules are broken down into simpler ones. During respiration, glucose is broken down into simpler molecules like carbon dioxide and water and energy is released.

Answered by  | 2nd Sep, 2011, 08:10: PM

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