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1

What is the energy from respiration used for?

In animals for muscle contraction

2

What is the energy from respiration used for?

In plants, to build up sugars, nitrates and other nutrients into amino acids which are then built up into proteins

3

What is the energy from respiration used for?

In mammals and birds, to maintain a steady body temperature in colder surroundings

4

What is the word equation for respiration?

Glucose + oxygen -- water + carbon dioxide + energy

5

What is the symbol equation for respiration?

C6H12O6 + 6O2 -- 6H2O + 6CO2 + energy

6

What is the energy from respiration used for?

To build larger molecules from smaller molecules