|MadSci Network: Cell Biology|
hello greg, yes off course all the cells of the body can survive through anaerobic respiration as well. And body have got plenty of energy reserviors and one more important thing during anaerobic respiration, the whole body is not getting ATP at the previous rate cause ATP production reduces to 2 compared to 8 form aerobic respiration. So there will be ATP supply to some particular areas only. especially some of the vital organs - so that our body is trying to keep the itself alive as long as it can. this is the only purpose of anaerobic respiration in the drowning scenario. coming to how long anaerobic respiration can sustain brain cells - maybe a day or two, not more than that. thanking you sHiBBi
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