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Introduction: Fermentation

Description of Fermentation

Fermentation: enzyme-induced chemical change in organic compounds that takes place in the absence of oxygen; the change usually results in the production of carbon dioxide, ethanol or lactic acid, and the production of energy.
Source: CRISP

Fermentation: Anaerobic degradation of GLUCOSE or other organic nutrients to gain energy in the form of ATP. End products vary depending on organisms, substrates, and enzymatic pathways. Common fermentation products include ETHANOL and LACTIC ACID.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

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