SCIE206-1102B-13 Biology 4

SCIE206-1102B-13 - Biology Individual Project 4 Smoking Maybe Bad Maurice A Tillman American Intercontinental University Questions Biology

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Biology Individual Project 4 1. What main components in cigarettes affect the respiratory system? Explain their effects on specific organs, cells and/or processes in the respiratory system. Tobacco smoke and nicotine can result in lung cancer. Chronic smoking or “chain smoking” is almost certain to cause the number of layers toxins on the inside of the lungs to increase. At this point, malignant cells can break away and be carried in lymph and blood to other parts of the body. Not to mention, smoking is similar to the sufication levels after being trapped inside a burning house. 2. There are alternate mechanisms of transporting carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2 ) in the blood. Explain how smoking might lead to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the blood. Carbon dioxide plays helps transport oxygen from the blood to the cells of the brain and body. A reduction in carbon dioxide will reduce the oxygenation of tissue and vital organs (Verigo-Bohr Effect). This can lead to
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