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Oxygen Debt

A cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise; the deficit must be made up when the body returns to rest.A situation where hard working tissues require more oxygen than they have available, which results in a 'debt' of [[oxygen. When this is the case, [[ anaerobic respiration occurs.oxygen debt

The extra oxygen (compared with its usual oxygen intake at rest) an organismconsumes after a period of strenouousphysical activity.

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Electron Transport Chain and O2 Debt and LA fermentation?

I understand that we experience an oxygen debt when we do strenous exercise but how is that related to the ETC?LIek do we start using up the oxygen ...

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by abiran
Mon Nov 09, 2009 2:10 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Electron Transport Chain and O2 Debt and LA fermentation?
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... They don't normally do it, because plants are usually in contact with oxygen. However, if you flood the root of a plant for about a week the cells ... pathway can be broken down further. that is what leads to the oxygen debt

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by jwalin
Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fermentation in Plants?
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Heart Rate and Breathing Rate

... and heart beat rate are still higher than normal. It is to repay the oxygen debt due to anaerobic respiration. During vigorous exercises, cells in muscles carry out anaerobic ...

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by charlesxkinetic
Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heart Rate and Breathing Rate
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Modern mitochondria

... Insofar as mitochondria become inactive during periods of oxygen debt, what is probably true of thier alpha proteobacterial ancestors? a. they were obligate ...

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Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:44 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Modern mitochondria
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can anyone explain to me why oxygen debt is larger than oxygen deficit? definitions of oxygen debt n deficit r not needed. thanks.

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by clj
Thu Jan 06, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pre-U bio questions...need help!!!
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