Health and Social Care Ocr Level 3 Unit 5

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D1: Analyse how system of the body use energy Introduction In this task I will be examining how the different body systems use energy and why the body needs energy. I will also be analysing cellular respiration which is the process in which energy is made, along with the by-products and anabolism and catabolism. Later on in this task I will be analysing how ATP is used in muscle action, protein production and how we as mammals use the energy released as heat. * Fight infections * Movement * Organ function * Cell function * Muscle contractions * Brain to function and * Circulating blood * Fight infections * Movement * Organ function * Cell function * Muscle contractions * Brain to…show more content…
The most important waste product produced during cellular respiration in cells is carbon dioxide. Each molecule of glucose produces six molecules of carbon dioxide during aerobic respiration. Carbon dioxide diffuses across the cell membrane into the bloodstream, where it's carried back to the lungs to be released during exhalation. Unlike carbon dioxide, water isn't a waste that requires any specialist disposal since cells and the bloodstream are made up of predominantly water. B) ATP ATP is often referred to as the energy currency of life. The cells use a form of energy called ATP to power almost all activities, such as muscle contraction, protein construction, transportation of substrates, communication with other cells and activating heat control mechanisms. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP), an energy-bearing molecule found in all living cells. Formation of nucleic acids, transmission of nerve impulses, muscle contraction, and many other energy-consuming reactions of metabolism are made possible by the energy in ATP molecules. The energy in ATP is obtained from the breakdown of foods. The ATP is used for many cell functions including transport work moving substances across cell membranes. It is also used for mechanical work, supplying the energy needed for muscle contraction. It supplies energy not only to heart muscle (for blood circulation) and skeletal muscle (such as for gross body movement), but also to the chromosomes and flagella
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