Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Importance of Water in Your Life

IMPORTANCE OF WATER IN LIFE:-  All living organisms are composed of water plays many roles for cells.

1. Water as a Metabolite:  All the chemical reactions taking place in living organisms are called metabolism. Water provides the medium for meta-bolism , In many metabolic reactions, Water is either consumed or released.

2. Water as a Solvent:  Water is called a universal solvent because it dissolves a great number of solutes.

3. Water as a Medium of Transportation: Water acts as a medium of transportation in living organisms. Plasma, the liquid part of blood , transports glucose around the body.

4. Shape and Support: Water is needed to maintain shape and support for living organisms. Turgidity maintains the shape and supports plants . Hydro static skeleton supports aquatic animals.

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