Cellular Resperation-How much oxygen required?

Michael "P." Kolotila mkolotila at necc.mass.edu
Tue Mar 26 09:43:29 EST 1996


To accept the hydrogens from the glucose, they have to go 
somewhere.  Known as the law of conservation of mass.
Happy Metabolism
Michael

Each time a molecule of glucose is completely converted to CO2 and 
H2O, 
there are 6 O2 molecules required. WHY?????????





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