Essays Tagged: "Respiration"

Why proteins are imortant

trength, and shape to your skin. Hemoglobin, a protein in the bloodstream, has an important role in respiration by carrying oxygen through red blood cells. There is also a special group of proteins ca ...

(1 pages) 115 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Biology AT1 on the affect of hydogen peroxide on the liver

for another substrate molecule. Hydrogen peroxide is a waste product produced during respiration. Hydrogen peroxide is produced to kill off dangerous bacteria. The hydrogen peroxide is ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Konditions test

den indgår i den aerobe kemiske proces som tilføre vores krop energi. Processen kaldes respiration (kan ses herunder) og foregår i de enkelte cellers mitokondriger. Jo mere veltr&ae ... man ikke tilføre musklerne alt den energi de skal bruge (f.eks. når man sprinter) ved respiration, så sker der følgende processer i de hvide muskelfibre:1.Først opbru ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Forsøg omhandlende økologi, respiration og fotosyntese

Fotosyntese & Respiration.1)Formål:Formålet med denne øvelse er at besvare følgende tre ... r de organiske stoffer (som f.eks. glukose) hvoraf de udnytter den deri bundne energi. Dette kaldes respiration, og kan skrives således:Glukose + Ilt "_ Kuldioxid + Vand + Kemisk EnergiC6H12O6 6 ... ng af glukose kan også finde sted hvis der ikke er ilt tilstede. Læg mærke til at respiration er den omvendte proces af fotosyntesen. F.eks. den ilt som planterne frigiver ved fotosy ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ple in aircraft flying at high altitudes, where the poor oxygen concentration cannot support normal respiration. Oxygen-enriched air is used in open-hearth furnaces for steel manufacture.Most of the o ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


important processes of life and industry. Oxygen in the biosphere is essential in the processes of respiration and metabolism, the means by which animals derive the energy needed to sustain life. Fur ... a source of oxygen gas. Similarly, persons ill with respiratory diseases that interfere with normal respiration, such as pneumonia and emphysema, are often kept in OXYGEN TENTS and HYPERBARIC CHAMBERS ...

(10 pages) 205 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


itochondria are responsible for energy production. They are also the responsible location for which respiration takes place. Mitochondria contain enzymes that help convert food material into adenosine ... re large inputs of energy, such as the flagellum. The role of the mitochondria is very important in respiration.In the presence of oxygen, pyruvate or fatty acids, can be further oxidized in the mitoc ...

(4 pages) 148 1 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Basic knowledge of CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Respiration)

Basic knowledge of CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Respiration) is something everyone should have. It could be used to preserve or save laves in any si ...

(2 pages) 72 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Physical Therapy - Job Description

and measure their strength, range of motion, balance and coordination, posture, muscle performance, respiration, and motor function. Then they determine patients' ability to be independent and reinteg ...

(1 pages) 83 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Developmental Psychology (physical, cognitive, and psychosocial ).

lower portions of the brain develop earliest, and regulate such biological functions as digestion, respiration, and elimination; they also control sleep-wake states and permit simple motor reactions. ...

(10 pages) 821 6 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Can life exist without enzymes?

a single-celled protozoan. This is brought about by vital processes such as regulation and control, respiration, defence and reproduction. Without these processes, the organism cannot function. We mus ... ontrol of an organism's internal environment.Besides regulation of the body's internal environment, respiration is also another process which is vital for the survival of an organism. Respiration prov ...

(8 pages) 92 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Mitochondria and Chloroplast a detailed comparison between the functions and purposes of the mitochondria and chloroplast.

the intermembrane space and the mitochondrial matrix.In the mitochondria, the biochemical reaction, respiration takes place. The balanced formula for respiration is C6H12O6 + 6 H2O à 6 H2O + 6 ... d formula for respiration is C6H12O6 + 6 H2O à 6 H2O + 6 O2 + E, the catalyst being enzymes. Respiration is when oxygen is consumed as a reactant along with the organic fuel. In order for the p ...

(3 pages) 13489 2 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Biology Revision.

ion genetics*14.4 classification*14.5 ecosystems*14.6 photosynthesis*14.7 food chains and webs*14.8 respiration*14.9 carbon and nitrogen cycles*14.10 deforestationMedelian ExperimentHe noticed pea pla ... is the net primary productivity (N.P.P) this is the sugar left, after some has been broken down in respiration and the energy lost as heat.R=energy lost as heat of respirationDecomposersFeed on dead ...

(15 pages) 183 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A world with no plants

charge carbon dioxide in the process of generating energy. It is a physiological phenomenon, called respiration. Most organisms on earth breathe. Then, how is oxygen generated and where does carbon di ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

The Effects of Exercise on the Pulmonary Ventilation Rate

Respiration is the process that takes place in every living cell to make energy available to the bod ... ilable to the body. Energy is vital for us to carry out many life processes such as movement and so respiration in essential to life. During respiration glucose and oxygen are used in a reaction that ... en most noticeable variation in pulmonary variation rate occurs during exercise.During normal quiet respiration, the average person breathes 15 times per minute. Breathing is controlled by movements i ...

(3 pages) 55 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Photosynthesis Coursework

lants don't really need oxygen so they give it out as a waste product but saves a little to use for respiration (releasing energy from food). The sunlight is absorbed by green pigment called chlorophy ...

(5 pages) 72 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

A comparison of the respiration of yeast in different sugar substrates.

Biology Fermentation Practical"A comparison of the respiration of yeast in different sugar substrates"Aim: The aim was to compare the respiration of ye ... e shows the characteristics of the commonly occurring disaccharide, maltose.Prediction: I think the respiration of yeast is affected by the size of the sugar. Therefore I think that the rate of CO2 Ca ... d by the size of the sugar. Therefore I think that the rate of CO2 Carbon (Dioxide) produced by the respiration of yeast will be quicker with the glucose, (monosaccharide) than, in comparison with the ...

(18 pages) 107 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Emergency 911 - The Two Faces of Urban Medicine

thought to myself as I unbuttoned his shirt and placed my backpack upon his right side. "Pulse 98, respiration 28 short and quick. Help is on the way. Hang in there buddy." I urged. After assessing t ... ple immediately fled. I was in charge. The patient was no longer conscious; his pulse was faint and respiration was low. "Stay with me, man!" I yelled. "15 to 1, 15 to 1", I thought as I rehearsed CPR ...

(3 pages) 54 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Fresh water Ecology Josh de Salles

ght available to submerged aquatics. A muddy stream bed may also pose problems to the attachment or respiration of animals, and can lead to a build up of semi decomposed organic matter. This can lead ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Smoking, Alcohol, and Heroin

ople who smoke but this drug is legal. A cigarette contain nicotine. The effects of smoking include respiration and non-respiratory effects. Smoking is addictive and reduces lung growth. Cigarette smo ...

(1 pages) 75 3 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology