Q 10 Problems

# Q 10 Problems - Q 10 Practce Problems The Q 10 temperature...

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Q 10 Practice Problems The Q 10 temperature coefficient is a measure of the rate of change of a biological or chemical system as a consequence of increasing the temperature by 10°C. It is useful in studying cold blooded organisms because it expresses the temperature dependence of a biological process. There are many examples where the Q 10 value is used, from the calculation of the nerve conduction velocity to the calculation of muscle fiber contraction velocity. In fact, the Q 10 value can be applied to chemical reactions and physiological processes in most cold blood animal systems. The Q10 is calculated using the formula listed below, which is found on the AP Formula Sheet. Q 10 is a unitless quantity, as it is simply the factor by which a rate changes for every 10 o C increase in body temperature. Answer the following questions on the google form found on Schoology. 1. Determine the Q 10 value for the heart rate in Daphnia , the water flea.

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