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8.17: Introduction to Fermentation

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    Illustrate the basic components and steps of fermentation.

    The final metabolic pathway we’ll discuss is fermentation. This is an anaerobic process (it occurs without oxygen).

    What You’ll Learn to Do

    • Describe fermentation as anaerobic energy production.
    • Identify the process, products, and reactants of lactic acid fermentation.
    • Identify the process, products, and reactants of alcohol fermentation.

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this section include the following:

    • Metabolism without Oxygen
    • Types of Fermentation
    • Self Check: Fermentation

    Contributors and Attributions

    CC licensed content, Original
    • Authored by: Shelli Carter and Lumen Learning. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution

    8.17: Introduction to Fermentation is shared under a not declared license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by LibreTexts.

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