Respiration and Breathing

07 Feb Respiration and Breathing

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Respiration is the breaking down of glucose into carbon dioxide and water in the presence of oxygen to release energy. Respiration takes place all the time, so plants animals need a steady supply of oxygen.
Breathing takes place in the lungs for mammals, in gills for fishes and in stomata for plants. Inhaled air is the air that is being breathed in while exhaled air is the air that is being breathed out. Inhaled Air contains more oxygen (about 21% oxygen), less carbon dioxide (about 0.03%) and less water vapor. Exhaled air has more carbon dioxide (about 4%), less oxygen (about 16%), more water vapor and higher temperature than inhaled air.

The differences between respiration and breathing are that respiration takes place in every cell while breathing only takes place in the lungs. In addition, respiration is a chemical process that releases energy from food while breathing is a physical process of gaseous exchange. Respiration uses the oxygen absorbed from breathing while breathing removes carbon dioxide produced during respiration. No enzymes are required during breathing but during respiration, many enzymes play an important role. Breathing is the voluntary biophysical process and it is completed in two stages, glycolysis and Krebs cycle. While Respiration is an involuntary process and happens by inspiration and expiration.
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