Different substrates get oxidised during respiration. How does Respiratory Quotient (RQ) indicate which type of substrate, i.e.,
carbohydrate, fat or protein is getting oxidised?
R.Q.=A/B

What do A and B stand for?
What type of substrates have R.Q. of 1,< 1 or >1 ?

Answers (1)

a) The volume of carbon-di-oxide is indicated by A. the volume of oxygen consumed is indicated by B.
b) Respiratory quotient
=1 (equal to 1), for carbohydrates
<1 (Less than 1), for fats and proteins
>1 (greater than 1), No substance

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