Which of the following statements regarding respiration is N
Which of the following statements regarding respiration is NOT correct?
A. It takes place in leaves
B. Energy release is vigorous
C. Heat is produced
D. Carbon dioxide produced is a by-product
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The answer is B.
A is correct because leaves contain living cells and all living cells carry out respiration.
C and D are correct. By the formula of respiration:
glucose + oxygen → carbon dioxide + water + energy
(but we seldom write the exist of energy in a formula)
B is incorrect because respiration carries out in a lower speed. A reason is the temperature of the cell is not high as burning food in air.