SQmetabolism - 9 Living cells never use their nucleic acids...

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Study Questions - Metabolism 1. What is cellular respiration? How is it related to breathing? 2. What are the substrates of cellular respiration and what are the products? 3. What happens to the energy released from cellular respiration that is not captured by ATP? 4. Name 3 steps of cellular respiration and describe the main activity in each one. Where does each occur within the cell? 5. In which step of cellular respiration is most of the ATP made? Where does this occur? 6. What would happen to cellular respiration in a cell if the inner mitochondrial membrane were porous (permeable) to hydrogen ions (H+)? 7. What role do NAD+ and NADH+ perform in cellular respiration? 8. How are foods other than glucose, such as fats and proteins, metabolized?
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Unformatted text preview: 9. Living cells never use their nucleic acids as an energy source. Make a hypothesis that would explain why. 10. Explain how synthesis of molecules is related to cellular respiration. What are the connections between these two opposite processes? Use a diagram to explain your answer. 11. What happens in our cells when there is not enough oxygen to support aerobic respiration? What is this process called? 12. What compound contributes to muscle soreness after a hard workout? 13. What does BMR represent? What are the units of a BMR value? 14. Explain which traits of an individual can affect their BMR and how these traits affect it (increase or decrease)....
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