Respiration

Biology

CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS

CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS Life defined through observations of activities carried out by living things;   Nutrition Nutrition is the processes by which food/nutrients are acquired/made and utilized by living organisms. Green plants and certain bacteria make their own food. All other organisms feed on complex organic materials.   Respiration This is the breakdown of …

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Biology

APPLICATION OF ANAEROBIC RESPIRATION IN INDUSTRY AND AT HOME INDUSTRY

APPLICATION OF ANAEROBIC RESPIRATION IN INDUSTRY AND AT HOME INDUSTRY Making of beer and wines. Ethanol in beer comes from fermentation of sugar (maltose) in germinating barley seeds. Sugar in fruits is broken down anaerobically to produce ethanol in wines. In the dairy industry, bacterial fermentation occurs in the production of several dairy products such …

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Biology

MEANING AND SIGNIFICANCE OF RESPIRATION

MEANING AND SIGNIFICANCE OF RESPIRATION Respiration is the process by which energy is liberated from organic compounds such as glucose. It is one of the most important characteristics of living organisms. Energy is expended (used) whenever an organism exhibits characteristics of life, such as feeding, excretion and movement. Respiration occurs all the time and if …

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