What are respiratory substrates? Name the most common respiratory substrate.



Q.2:- What are respiratory substrates? Name the most common respiratory substrate.

 

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Respiratory substrates are those organic substances which are oxidised during respiration to liberate energy inside the living cells. The common respiratory substrates are carbohydrates, proteins, fats and organic acids. The most common respiratory substrate is glucose. It is a hexose monosaccharide.