• Experimental Tube Respiration Rate Temperature
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    Introduction: Respiration commonly known as the inhalation and exhaling or breathing has a more little known definition. This is the definition that involves the cellular level of eukaryotic cells. Cellular respiration may best be described by the following equation: C 6 h 1206+602-6 CO 2+6 H 20+36 ATP. ATP that is the energy needed for a cell to function as part of cellular respiration. ATP is needed to power the cell processes. If cells are denied energy they will die. The second law of therm...
  • Glass Beads Gas Water Respiration
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    The mensuration of cell respiration of plants based off of the amount of O 2 produced Abstract: In this experiment, the rate of reaction for plant cell respiration will be measured, based upon the amount of O 2 consumed in order to form CO 2 based along the standard equation defining the breakdown of glucose and oxygen into carbon dioxide, water, and free energy. The amount of O 2 used will be measured by a re spirometer, an apparatus that functions based off the the common ideal-gas principles ...
  • One Of The Macromolecules Make Life Makes
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    RED 1. Chloroplasts are small containers, which hold chlorophyll. 2. Endo symbiosis is the hypothesis which states that mitochondria started as bacteria absorbed by single celled organisms. 3. The cell theory is a theory that tells of information known about cells. 4. When reproducing, to create offspring you must pass on your own DNA. 5. Gamete is the reproductive cell, which contains half the chromosomes to create life. 6. Cytokinesis is the process of cell division, which splits the cytoplas...
  • Carbon Dioxide Blood Water Air
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    Respiratory system-gets oxygen to cells of your body and getting rid of carbon dioxide and breathing; involves the formation of ATP within cells; made up of nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi and bronchioles, and lung Path of air-taking in air through nose or mouth; flows into pharynx; passes the epiglottis; moves through larynx; goes down windpipe trachea; bronchi; lead into lungs Trachea-tube like passageway that leads to two bronchi tubes; windpipe Epiglottis-piece of skin covers...
  • Respiration And Glycolysis Acetyl Group
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    Respiration can be defined as the oxidation of the end products of glycolysis with the storage of the energy in the form of ATP. Cellular respiration occurs when oxygen is available, and the products are carbon dioxide and water. There are three main pathways in the cellular respiration process. These are: oxidation, the citric acid cycle, and the respiratory chain. Pyruvate oxidation in eukaryotic cells occurs inside the mitochondrion in the inner membrane, and in prokaryotes on the inner face ...
  • Mitochondria 2 Cellular Respiration
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    Mitochondria Mitochondria are tiny organelles found in nearly all eukaryotic cells. They are rather large organelles ranging from 0. 5 um to 10 um in length and 1 um in diameter. The mitochondria are the energy factories of the cell and are located in the cytoplasm. They are the sites of cellular respiration. The mitochondria are responsible for generating ATP from such organic fuels as simple sugars and fats in the process of cellular respiration. This doubled-membrane organelle has its own DN...
  • Cellular Functions Citric Acid
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    By GERARD CHRETIEN BIOLOGY Cellular Pathways Several principles govern metabolic pathways in the cell: A. Complex chemical transformations in the cell do not occur in a single reaction, but in a number of small steps that are connected in a pathway. B. Each reaction is catalyzed by a specific enzyme. C. Metabolic pathways is catalyzed by a specific enzyme. D. Many metabolic pathways are compartmentalized, with certain steps occurring inside an organelle. E. Metabolic pathways in organisms are r...
  • Mitochondria Cellular Respiration
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    Mitochondria are the cells power sources of the cell. They are distinct organelles with two membranes. Usually they are rod-shaped, however they can be round. The mitochondria are organelles enclosed in a double membrane of phospho glycerides. Between the two membranes of the mitochondrion lies a region known as the intermediate space. The inner membrane is folded inward, producing what is known as cristae. These folds increase surface area, and enclose the mitochondria matrix. There are enzyme...