Respiration biology

Respiration is not breathing in and out

Aerobic respiration needs plenty of oxygen

Raw materials and waste diffuse in and out of cells

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Respiration is not breathing in and out

Respiration is important-it releases the energy that cells need.

  • Respiration- the breaking down glucose to release energy. This happens in every cell in your body.
  • Glucose is used in the form of chemical bonds. Its used to build up larger molecules like proteins, comtract muscles and maintain a steady body temperature.
  • All liveing things respire.
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Aerobic respiration needs plenty of oxygen

Aerobic respiration means respiration with oxygen, quite obviously. Its a good way to get energy from oxygen.

Gluecose + Oxygen -> Carbon Dioxide + Water ( + Energy )

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Raw materials and waste diffuse in and out of cell

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