The process of transport of substances is very important in a living body. This ensures that the different organ systems of the living organism work efficiently.
The following are some of the substances that need to be transported.
. Food to all the cells where it will be broken down/oxidized for the release of energy.
. oxygen which is required for the oxidation process.
• Water and minerals which are required for proper functioning of the body of an organism. Waste products, generated as a result of life activities, which need to be removed from the cells and the body.