What is the role of the diaphragm during respiration?

Answer The diaphragm is a dome-shaped sheet of muscle located below the rib cage. The muscle separates the thoracic (chest) cavity from the abdominal cavity. Tendons of the diaphragm attach to the lungs, ... Read More »

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During which stage is CO2 released during cellular respiration?

Carbon dioxide is released in cellular respiration during the breakdown of glucose. When glucose is oxidized, the oxygen forms water, while the atoms of the sugar molecule form carbon dioxide and ... Read More »

What is formed as a waste product during respiration?

There are two types of respiration: aerobic (with oxygen) and anaerobic (without oxygen). According to the International Society for Complexity, Information, and Design’s online Encyclopedia of S... Read More »

What substance increases in amount during cellular respiration?

Cellular respiration, also called oxidative metabolism, is the method through which most cells in both plants and animals take sugars (in the form of glucose) and create energy (called ATP) to fuel... Read More »

What is the number of ATP produced during cellular respiration from one glucose molecule?

Glycolysis, the first step in cellular respiration, produces four molecules of adenosine triphosphate from one molecule of glucose, but uses two molecules of ATP during the process; the net gain is... Read More »