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Aerobic respiration results to release of a lot of energy, approximately 38 molecules of ATP whereas anaerobic respiration leads to production of less energy (Jerome, 2008).
In the process of respiration, ATP is always responsible in providing energy. During the process, ATP is broken down to release energy (Jones, 2007). This is the link that exists between ATP and respiration.
Plants and animals are interdependent. Without plants, human beings would not be in existence and vice versa. This follows that the plants provide essential elements needed for human survival. Absence of such elements may lead to death of human beings. Plants use Carbon IV Oxide and release oxygen. Oxygen is used by the animals in respiration. Plants also provide food to animals, being the primary producers in the food chain (Haldane, 2007). They also provide shelter and building materials to living organisms. Plants are also responsible in driving the biogeochemical cycles (Haldane,
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Nutritions are transformed into operational energy by a biochemical process cellular respiration and electron transport. Electron transport is the procedure which pairs transfer in a midst NADH and O2 with the transfer of protons across a membrane. Due to electron transport phenomena, potential gradient is substantiated, which is used to derived adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
If, however, there is a lack of oxygen in the organism, it resorts to fermentation in order to produce ATP, along with either ethanol or lactic acid. All throughout the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration enzymes are utilized. Enzymes catalyze reactions in different ways, and enzyme-substrate complexes are formed through a three-step mechanism.
How photosynthesis and respiration are linked? And how do they to provide you with energy from the food you eat?
Plants use raw inorganic materials, as water and carbon dioxide and transform them into organic compounds, as starch and sugar, using sunlight as energy, in a process known as photosynthesis .
Through photosynthesis, plants, animals and other photosynthetic organisms can capture the energy from the sun and store it inside their energy carriers. These carriers care the ATP (adenosine triphosphate) and sugars in the forms of chemical bonds. The release of oxygen into our environment and the chemical splitting of water results from the chemical reaction during photosynthesis.
Photosynthesis is one such complex process. The most basic definition for it would be that it is a process by which green plants, mostly, and other organisms such as algae (Kingdom Protista), and many species of bacteria, employ the sunlight rays in the synthesis of nutrients (sugar) for their survival and growth from water (H2O), and carbon dioxide (CO2) (Larkum, Susan & John 205).
While photosynthesis uses solar energy directly and stores it within chemical bonds cellular respiration releases this stored energy and makes it available to the plant when it needs the energy. That photosynthesis precedes cellular respiration is not surprising.
Light absorbing pigments are arranged in arrays commonly referred to as photosystems. Most of the pigments are associated with light-absorbing function of the chlorophyll whereas a few are specialized in traducing the light energy into chemical energy in the
This fact explains the reason why human ventilate. On the other hand, anaerobic respiration only occurs when there is the absence or reduced amount of oxygen in the cells (Starr & McMillan 2012, p.55).
lants by the process of photosynthesis release carbon IV oxide which is taken up by other living organisms for respiration which in turn release oxygen required for photosynthesis (Photosynthesis vs. Respiration 2012). Respiration and photosynthesis are similar in the production