Essays Tagged: "Cellular respiration"

How nutrients get in, and wastes get out.

t gets into our cells, and how the waste products that we produce get out of the body. Also, the unicellular organism Paramecium will be compared with a human being, in terms of all of the above facto ... ches. These are converted by the digestive process to glucose, one of the main nutrients needed for cellular respiration to occour. Starch is a large molecule, a polymer of glucose. Dextrin and maltos ...

(7 pages) 267 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The effects of altitude on human physiology.

the effect ofincreasing altitude on the body's ability to provide adequate oxygen to beutilized in cellular respiration. With an increase in elevation, a typicaloccurrence when climbing mountains, th ... ible for bringing oxygen into thebody and transferring it to the cells where it can be utilized for cellularactivities. It also removes carbon dioxide from the body. The respiratorysystem draws air in ...

(14 pages) 69 0 2.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The effects of altitude on human physiology

the effect ofincreasing altitude on the body's ability to provide adequate oxygen to beutilized in cellular respiration. With an increase in elevation, a typicaloccurrence when climbing mountains, th ... ible for bringing oxygen into thebody and transferring it to the cells where it can be utilized for cellularactivities. It also removes carbon dioxide from the body. The respiratorysystem draws air in ...

(14 pages) 116 0 4.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

THE EFFECTS OF ALTITUDE ON HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

the effect ofincreasing altitude on the body's ability to provide adequate oxygen to beutilized in cellular respiration. With an increase in elevation, a typicaloccurrence when climbing mountains, th ... ible for bringing oxygen into thebody and transferring it to the cells where it can be utilized for cellularactivities. It also removes carbon dioxide from the body. The respiratorysystem draws air in ...

(14 pages) 101 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Botany Lab Report on Cellular Respiration.

ethod is by far, less effective in its yield of ATP. Glucose is the main source of organic fuel for cellular respiration, which releases as many as 38ATP molecules per glucose molecule in aerobic resp ... ssed readily by the mitochondria as it is a rich source of the sugar glucose.To measure the rate of cellular respiration, you need to monitor the activity of enzymes in the system that are involved wi ...

(8 pages) 142 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Respiration

ates and fats. Carbon dioxide and water are the products of this process, which is sometimes called cellular respiration to distinguish it from the physical process of breathing.Small organisms of the ...

(2 pages) 46 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respirationpart one, PhotosynthesisPhotosynthesis is when plants use the sun to create usab ... and now the RuBP is once again ready to receive CO2 again so that the cycle can continue.part two, Cellular RespirationCellular respiration is sort of the opposite of photosynthesis. There are three ...

(3 pages) 121 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Aerobic Respiration

Cellular respiration is a metabolic process that occurs in the mitochondria of eukaryotic cells. Res ... e molecules. Respiration catabolizes glucose to produce ATP, the energy molecule used to power most cellular functions. The general equation for respiration is C6H12O6 + 6O2 -> 6CO2 + 6H2O + energy ...

(1 pages) 134 4 3.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Notes on Metabolism

the cell[Catabolic pathways release energy by breaking down complex molecules to simpler compounds; cellular respiration (sugar glucose broken down to carbon dioxide and water); releases energy[Anabol ... ts surroundings; nonspontaneous[Exergonic and endergonic together is also linked by energy coupling[Cellular work is powered by ATP coupling[Phosphorylation occurs when phosphate is being given up[ATP ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Action of guard cells.

out of the leaf. At the same time, oxygen also enters the leaf, In order for the plant to carry on cellular respiration, a process in which carbon dioxide is released as a waste . This carbon dioxide ...

(1 pages) 15 0 1.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organic compounds that compose the human body

he recognition and interaction of molecules within cells. Glucose is broken down to yield energy in cellular respiration. Disaccharides are joined by glycosidic linkages between two monosaccharides. M ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Effect of the Presence of Light on the Amount of CO2 Produced by a Plant

duced will be lower. This is because all organisms, even plants, carry out the operation of aerobic cellular respiration, with the following equation:C6H12O6 + 6O2 6CO2 + 6H2O + ATP + HeatCarbon dioxi ... 12H2O C6H12O6 + 6H2O + 6O2lightTherefore, the plant that is placed in the dark will undergo aerobic cellular respiration, producing CO2, but because there is no light available to it, it cannot underg ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The dangers of non-metals to the environment

very bad smell, often identified in rotten eggs and stink bombs. Hydrogen sulphide interferes with cellular respiration. If inhaled, Hydrogen Sulphide combines with haemoglobin in the bodies of human ...

(1 pages) 17 1 4.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Photosynthesis lab report

some kind of energy sources in order to survive. In animal cells, the mitochondria produce ATP from cellular respiration. However, the plant cells have a different type of center that produces energy- ...

(7 pages) 129 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Review of two experiment the first on the reaction between a gummy bear and molten potassium and the second is Oxidation of glycerine by potassium permanganate

ergy and light energy. The potassium is acting like an enzyme in the reaction. It is basically like cellular respiration, it demonstrates the conversion of chemical bonds. For example, energy in food ... ing out of the test tube. Carbon dioxide and water are ejecting from the tube. The same occurs with cellular respiration and our bodies. The molten Potassium Chlorate oxidising properties are well sho ...

(2 pages) 4319 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

EXPERIMENT: Effect of Dissolved Carbon Dioxide on the pH of water

ng from our bodies to the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide is produced in living organisms as a result of cellular respiration (glucose + oxygen -->carbon dioxide + water + energy). It occurs in high con ...

(7 pages) 35 5 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This paper is about Lynn Marguolis and her discovery of endosymbiosis; the theory that mitochondrias and chloroplasts evolved from bacterias.

en algae to form chloroplast. (Berkley). This theory explains why animals cells are able to perform cellular respiration and plant cells are able to perform photosynthesis. Aerobic bacteria cells and ... ationship, cells benefit from one another. In animal cells the process which benefits both cells is cellular respiration. In plant cells the process is photosynthesis. These sharing cells each have a ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Plant Photosynthesis Lab

Photosynthesis and Plant GrowthGlucose (C6H12O6), a product of photosynthesis, is used by plants in cellular respiration. Cellular respiration is a process whereby glucose is converted into molecules ...

(7 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Photosynthesis and Respiration

Part I.PhotosynthesisAerobic Cellular RespirationBalanced Equation: FullReactantsCarbon Dioxide, Water, EnergyOxygen & Glucos ... high levels of oxidative stress. Aerobic organisms are ones that require oxygen for growth and for cellular respiration. Three examples of these organisms would be 1) bacteria such as Pseudomonas aer ... ttp://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/P/photosynthesis.htmlWillis, B. (2001). Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration. Retrieved February 16, 2009, from http://www.worsleyschool.net/science/files/p ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An Investigation of Photosynthetic Electron Transport of Chloroplasts from Silverbeet Leaves

nPhotosynthesis is the process by which plants use the energy from sunlight to produce sugar, which cellular respiration converts into ATP, the "fuel" used by all living things. The conversion of unus ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology