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Unformatted text preview: An endothermic organism that lives in a cold climate would spend the same amount of energy as an organism living in warm climate. Either way an endothermic organism will produce the needed heat from within to adjust to temperature changes. 17. Specifically, how is the oxygen we breathe used by cells? What happens to the electron transport system of cells deprived of oxygen? Cells use the oxygen we breathe through cellular respiration. If the electron transport system is deprived of oxygen, the system cannot operate, and therefore the organism will die because of the lack of ATP....
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- Spring '07
- Cellular Respiration, Adenosine triphosphate