Its advantages and disadvantages
What is Fermentation?
The Process of Fermentation
In the absence of oxygen, glucose is converted into G3P. The G3P is converted into BPG (and in the process produces 2 NADH), then into pyruvate and finally it either becomes lactic acid or alcohol (with some CO2).
What are its Disadvantages?
What are its Advantages?
It is Quick and is Responsible For Many Foods
Meanwhile, in animal cells (especially in the skeletal muscle cells), in times when oxygen is depleted, fermentation is used to quickly make ATP.