LABORATORY 5. CELL RESPIRATION

 

 

OVERVIEW

Seeds are living but dormant. When conditions necessary to begin growth are achieved, germination occurs, cellular reactions are accelerated, and the rate of respiration greatly increases. In this laboratory you will measure oxygen consumption during respiration as the change in gas volume in respirometers containing either germinating or nongerminating peas. In addition, you will measure the respiration of these peas at two different temperatures.

 

OBJECTIVES

Section A: Before doing this laboratory you should understand:

Section B: In this experiment, you will

 

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