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Respiratory quotient

  1. May 14, 2015 #1
    Why is usual respiratory quotient for humans is between 0.7 and1.0
     
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  3. May 14, 2015 #2
    Where did you find that information?
     
  4. May 14, 2015 #3
    In respiration its something about biology
    Is t incorrect
     
  5. May 14, 2015 #4

    berkeman

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    Greg is asking for a link to where you have read this...
     
  6. May 14, 2015 #5
    Its from a textbook of biology
     
  7. May 14, 2015 #6

    berkeman

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  8. May 14, 2015 #7
    Thanks
    But i also searched on it but it doesnt explain clearly why it is actually from 0.7 too 1.0
     
  9. May 14, 2015 #8

    berkeman

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    What do they say in the article about it? What are the 2 types of respiration that result in those 2 RQ values?
     
  10. May 14, 2015 #9
    0.7 is because of lipids a nd 1.0 is because of carbohydrates
     
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