The role of oxygen in cellular respiration is substantial

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The role of oxygen in cellular respiration is substantial.  As a final electron receptor, it is responsible for removing electrons  from the system.  If oxygen were not available, electrons could not be passed among  the coenzymes, the energy in electrons could not be released, the 
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Unformatted text preview: proton pump could not be established, and ATP could not be produced. In humans, breathing is the essential process that brings oxygen into the body for delivery to the cells to participate in cellular respiration....
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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