metabolic rate of a cell

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metabolic rate of a cell

Post by biohelp22 » Sun Apr 23, 2006 3:46 pm

one wat to measure the metabolic rate of a cell would be to measure the rate at which

a. CO2 is consumed by the cell......no
b. O2 is consumed by the cell.....no
c. water is produced by the cell...my head hurts
d. O2 is produced by the cell..nah
e. CO2 is produced by the cell...maybe?

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Post by bookworm29 » Mon Apr 24, 2006 5:50 pm

Go to google and then type in cell respiration lab and it will tell you all about how you can measure the metabolic rate of a cell.

well you can do it by b or e.

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Post by mith » Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:11 pm

You might actually be able to do c also since another product of cellular respiration is water.
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Post by MrMistery » Tue Apr 25, 2006 7:46 pm

this is usually done using radioactive carbon, but you can do either b,c or e(use radioactive oxygen for b, deuterium for c or radioactive carbon for e)
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