Sentence Examples


  • Reluctantly she pulled away, her pulse and respiration in a race.
  • But the bird has a voice, and with plaintive cries will make known her fear; but the fear of this vast dumb brute of the sea, was chained up and enchanted in him; he had no voice, save that choking respiration through his spiracle, and this made the sight of him unspeakably pitiable; while still, in his amazing bulk, portcullis jaw, and omnipotent tail, there was enough to appal the stoutest man who so pitied.
  • Oxygen is only involved at the very last stage of respiration as the final electron acceptor, but without the whole respiratory chain stops.
  • Some microorganisms however obtain their ATP by anaerobic respiration using a chemiosmotic mechanism where oxygen is not the ultimate electron acceptor.
  • Electron Transport System- Hydrogen ions produced during the 3 preparatory steps of aerobic respiration are carried by nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD).

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