A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
heena
 2 years ago
is their any significance of oxygen in breathing?
heena
 2 years ago
is their any significance of oxygen in breathing?

This Question is Closed

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ha ha ha...........yeah it oxidises the glucose in our body to release energy

heena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i m talking about respiration ..

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah.........where do u think the oxygen through respiration goes to??

heena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well in whole mechanism i nvr saw its importance :/

heena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@blues @BiomedStudent @rahulchatterjee

heena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in whole mechanism of repiration i nvr founf its much impt.. though :?

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1see oxygen is abundantly present in atmosphere and it is an essential element needed to oxidise glucose to release energy

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we have evolved ourselves to use it :)

Emeri
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Basically, respiration is a process that provides energy. Most of the energy is used for cellular activities: metabolism, cell division, growth, etc. Respiration conserves energy very efficiently. Carbon dioxide, required for photosynthesis by green plants, is replenished by carbon dioxide released in respiration. Similarly, oxygen required for respiration is replenished by oxygen released in photosynthesis. Thus, photosynthesis and respiration are complementary to each other and together help to maintain the balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in nature.

kma230
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1My understanding is that during the process of making ATP using the electron transport chain, the energy of electrons is released to create a proton gradient. The proton gradient, as you know, is what powers ATP synthase. But, the spent electrons need somewhere to go. And that's what oxygen does  it acts as a final electon acceptor. By combining with a few electrons and a few protons, it becomes water, a harmless byproduct of the reaction. Hope this helps!

Emeri
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Respiration is a profound and fundamental aspect of motion, the indigenous motility of the body, coextensive with life. If you are still confused, I highly recommend you read this article I attached. It's very interesting, and explains the importance of respiration thoroughly.

Emeri
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I apologize, I can't seem to attach the file. I'll post it here: http://www.eastlandpress.com/preview/fl.pdf

heena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0guys if there is less concentration of oxygen in lungs would it effect in respiration?

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh no.........oxygen has no effect on the mechanics of breathing

heena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0exactly faltu m mujhe u hi confuse kiye ja rhe the :/

heena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my main quesstion is that which have no effect on our respiration low concentration of oxygen or low partial pressure of oxygen

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1low partial pressure of oxygen of course

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I did not get your question b4 :P

heena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i mean if there will be high of low partial presure of oxygen how can it affects our respiration ??

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if there will be high partial pressure of oxygen in the lungs compared to those in our blood tissues, exchange of gases b/n them is possible

Emeri
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Partial pressure is basically the concentration of gases. It is called partial pressure because the pressure a gas adds to a system, is directly related to the concentration it has in the system.

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1else if there is low partial pressure of oxygen in the lungs compared to those in our blood tissues there will be no exchange of oxygen in the reverse direction than intended :P

atlas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there is a difference b/n partial pressure and concentration as far as my knowledge of chemistry goes :P
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.