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Old 06-04-2012, 04:53 PM   #9
Anthony
 
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Default Re: [Build Advice] Model Anaerobic/Aerboic Breathing?

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Originally Posted by Sunrunners_Fire View Post
Erm. Hydrogen (from water) can be combined with carbon dioxide to produce glucose and oxygen. Where do you think the oxygen you are breathing comes from?
In an energy-negative process powered by sunlight. Doing some calorimetry, C6H12O6 (-1,271 kJ/mol) + 6O2(0) -> 6 CO2 (-393.5 * 6) + 6 H2O (-285.8*6). Left side is -1,271, right side is -4,074.6, so it takes 2,803 kJ/mol to induce this transformation.

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