Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 25 - Synthetic and Natural Organic Polymers - Questions & Problems: 25.34

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We know that insects have blood that contains no hemoglobin. Hence, they rely on simple diffusion to supply oxygen. It is impossible that a human sized insect could obtain sufficient oxygen by diffusion to sustain its metabolic requirements.
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