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Are yeasts better anaerobic or aerobic? Why?

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Fermentation (anaerobic respiration) in yeast essentially amounts to glycolysis with a side-reaction for converting pyruvate into ethanol and carbon dioxide. This is done in order to reoxidize the NADH back to NAD+ so that glycolysis can continue. ...

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This solution explains the differences and pros of anaerobic vs aerobic yeasts