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Lecture terms questions and answers - 2. How does creatine...

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Lecture Terms, Questions and Answers Cellular respiration- The transfer of energy from food into ATP Creatine Phosphate- is an emergency energy supply that is short lived, allows a short burst of energy. Endergonic- energy is going inwards in a chemical reaction; has reactants with little potential energy Exergonic-energy is going outwards in a chemical reaction; has reactants whose covalent bonds have more energy than the products Questions and Answers 1. Why are humans categorized as hemotrophs? - Humans are unable to gain energy by direct sunlight like phototrophs, and we also do not gain energy from other inorganic compounds like chemotrophs. Humans are heterotrophs because we gain energy through transfers of eating organic compounds.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. How does creatine and creatinine differ?-Creatine is a metabolic waste product produced by the muscle; creatinine involves creatinine phosphate, and is an emergency energy stored in muscles. 3. Why do humans sweat?-When we use a lot of energy we produce a lot of heat. The heat is released through our body by sweat as a way to lower our body temperature. 4. How does a red blood cells structure help in its function?-A Red Blood Cells bi concave structure results in it not having a nucleus. This provides more cell movement; it also is the most efficient way for Red Blood Cells to transport chemicals throughout the body....
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