The chief energy storing molecule in living organisms
Organisms that can make their own food. (Plants, algae and some bacteria)
Organisms that cannot make their own food (animals, fungi and unicellular organisms)
The process by which autotrophs produce their own food
A molecule that absorbs certain wavelengths of light and reflects others
Absorbs violet, blue and red light, energy used for photosynthesis. Found in plants (its what makes plants look green)
An organelle found in plants that performs photosynthesis
The Calvin Cycle
The process of constructing carbs from CO2
The process of a cell breaking down glucose to release energy and produce ATP
Cell respiration using oxygen
Cell respiration without using oxygen
1st step of cell respiration. It releases ATP, NADH and pyruvate molecules
The extraction of ATP from the pyruvate molecules when there isnt any oxygen
Used to make beer, wine, bread and many more. Animal cells cannot do this.
Builds up in the muscles when exercising. Causes soreness. Is used because breathing cannot supply your body with the necessary amount of oxygen when you exercise.