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    Fermentation in yeast

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    Flask A contains yeast cells in glucose-minimal salts broth incubated at 30C with aeration. Flask B contains yeast cells in a glucose-minimal salt broth incubated at 30C in an anaerobic jar.

    -Which culture produced more ATP?
    -Which culture had a shorter generation time?
    -which culture had a greater cell mass?
    -which culture produced more alcohol?

    Instead of using yeast cells the same experiment was performed with Clostridium, an obligate anaerobe. Again flask A had aeration and Flask B was in an anaerobic jar.

    -Which culture produced more ATP?

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    -Which culture produced more ATP? (*aeration)
    While both cultures can undergo glycolysis more ATP is produced in the presence of oxygen because the yeast cells can now utilize the Kreb cycle.

    -Which culture had a shorter generation time? (*aeration)
    While the division rate is constant for cells whether they ...

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