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A scientific cycles

Post by kandarp shah » Sat Jun 04, 2005 10:04 pm

hi, all biology genius!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
i am studing nitrogen cycle, water cycle, and carbon cycle.....
i know little bit about all cycles yet.
because of the correlating charactrisits of all cycle i have a problem distinguish their charactrisits ........ what do they produce????????
what type of cycle do the water, nitrogen, and carbon cycle represents????? i will be greatly appriciate your help.... but plese be specific and hurry.[/b]

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Post by mith » Sun Jun 05, 2005 4:38 am

ummm, a cycle doesn't produce anything, everything goes in circles.

Water Cycle
Precipitation, evaporation+transpiration , condensation....

Nitrogen Cycle
lightning/nitrogen fixation bacteria(n2)-->ammonia--->nitrification(N03)--->absorption(nuclei acids, proteins)-->ammonification(ammonia, guano, uric acid)--->denitrification(n2)
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Post by Poison » Sun Jun 05, 2005 6:29 pm

Mithril is right. In a cycle you can not call something a product. Because, everything is reactant and product. That's why we call it a cycle.
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