2.3-Metabolism & Cellular Respiration & Photosynthesis

22 terms by huanchun 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

allo-

different
(allosteric site: a specific receptor site on some part of an enzyme molecule remote from the active site)

ana-

up
(anabolic pathway: a metabolic pathway that consumes energy to build complex molecules from simpler ones)

bio-

life
(bioenergetics: the study of how organisms manage their energy source)

cata-

down
(catabolic pathway: a metabolic pathway that releases energy by breaking down complex molecules into simpler ones)

endo-

within
(endergonic reaction: a reaction that absorbs free energy from its surroundings)

ex-

out
(exergonic reaction: a reaction that proceeds with a net release of free energy)

kinet-

movement
(kinetic energy: the energy of motion)

therm-

heat
(thermodynamics: the study of the energy transformations that occsu in a collection matter)

aero-

air
(aerobic: chemical reaction using oxygen)

an-

not
(anaerobic: chemical reaction not using oxygen)

chemi-

chemical
(chemiosmosis: the production of ATP using the energy of hydrogen ion gradients across membranes to phosphorylate ADP)

glyco-

sweet
(glycolysis: the splitting of glucose into pyruvate)

-lysis

split
(glycolysis: the splitting of glucose into pyruvate)

auto-

self
(autotroph: an organism that obtains organic food molecules without eating other organisms)

-troph

food
(autotroph: an organism that obtains organic food molecules without eating other organisms)

chloro-

green
(chlorophyll: photosynthesis pigment in chloroplasts)

-phyll

leaf
(chlorophyll: photosynthesis pigment in chloroplasts)

electro-

electricity
(electromagnetic spectrum: the entire spectrum of radiation)

magnet-

magnetic
(electromagnetic spectrum: the entire spectrum of radiation)

hetero-

other
(heterotroph: an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating other organisms or their by-products)

meso-

middle
(mesophyll: the green tissue in the middle, inside of the leaf)

photo-

light
(photosystem: cluster of pigment molecules)

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set