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List two importance of water in living organisms

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  1. Act as a solvent in which all biology reactions take place
  2. It is a reactant in many biological reactions e.g. photosynthesis, hydrolysis of food molecules such as carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
  3. It is a solvent in which transport of nutrients, gases and waste products takes place.
  4. It is the solvent in which raw materials like minerals salts and finished products like sucrose are transported in plants.
  5. Helps in maintenance of constant body temperature in warm blooded animals because of its high specific heat capacity.
  6. It is responsible for turgidity of plant cells and hence the maintenance of an erect posture of plant.
  7. It is a habitat for many plants and animals.
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