Why is respiration called a catabolic process?

Asked by ankitkhound | 1st Jul, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Hi,
Catabolism is process of break down of any large substance into smaller ones. In respiration, glucose is broken down into carbon dioxide and water molecules. Thus it is referred to as a catabolic reaction.

Answered by  | 15th Jul, 2010, 05:37: PM

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