aerobic respiration


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aerobic respiration

1. Respiration using oxygen.
2. In living cells, a process that uses oxygen to break down complex molecules into simpler ones, releasing energy.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Given the right circumstances, water on Mars could hold more oxygen than previously believed, theoretically enough to support aerobic respiration, new research suggests.
To produce oxygen required for aerobic respiration, plants and trees are needed to process carbon dioxide that humans emit.
Conclusions: The present study provides experimental evidence that fornix DBS could significantly improve hippocampal glucose metabolism in aged mice by promoting cellular aerobic respiration activity.
Permeability should be lower than the carbon dioxide rate produced by fruits and their oxygen consumption due to aerobic respiration (EDAGI; KLUGE, 2009) keeping C[O.sub.2] concentration appropriate to the physiological changes required without interfering in fruit quality.
This lack of lactate production increases shows that the cell is utilizing aerobic respiration normally, not necessarily indicative of undergoing oxidative burst.
Promising new lines of investigation addressing the mechanism by which coral calcification is depressed by high pC[O.sub.2] focus on at least four possibilities: the regulation of protons ([H.sup.+]) at the site of calcification (Jokiel, 2011), most likely with active transporters (Tambutte et al., 2011); perturbations in the activity of enzymes that modulate host-Symbiodinium interactions (Crawley et al., 2010); the role of nutrients (e.g., nitrogen, sulfur, and iron) in mediating changes in the quantity of biomass (i.e., heterotrophy [Edmunds, 2011]) and the rate of calcification (Holcomb et al., 2010); and the capacity of aerobic respiration to supply metabolic energy at high pC[O.sub.2] (Erez et al., 2011; Edmunds, 2012; Wall and Edmunds, 2013).
ETS induces underlying cerebellar mitochondrial subproteome perturbation and up-regulates aerobic respiration machinery.
It can be speculated that [O.sub.3], being a strong oxidant, affected crop growth, and as result, microbial oxidation and aerobic respiration were severely affected due to reduction in the production and metabolic activities of the plant roots (Rennenberg et al.
As the central process by which cells capture and store the chemical energy they need to survive, cellular respiration is essential to all life on this planet.hile most of us are familiar with one form of respiration, whereby oxygen is used to transform nutrients into molecules of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) for use as energy ("aerobic respiration"), many of the world's organisms breathe in a different way.
Carbon dioxide is a natural byproduct of aerobic respiration and is released through all biological processes in mushroom production, including substrate preparation (under aerobic conditions during Phase I and Phase II composting) and the cropping process.
He said: "There were good genes, things positively affecting performance, such as better aerobic respiration, giving them more stamina."