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the process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and CO2 into oxygen and high energy carbonates such as sugars and starches.
the process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen.
PHysical characteristic of an organism. Think of a photograph that shows what an organism looks like.
Deoxyribonucleic Acid that is a molecule found in cells of all organisms that contains the genetic information that controls what cell can do and what types of molecules it makes.
The basic unit of DNA that is comprised of sugar, a phosphate group and a nitrogenous base.
The four bases of DNA that make up nucleotides. (Adenine, Gaunine, Cytosine, Thymine)
During protein production, mRNA makes a copy of the DNA strand in order to carry that message to a different location in a cell.
The cells of plants and some protists use these pigmented organelles in the production of energy.
Process by which the number of chromosomes per cell is cut in half through separation of homologous chromosomes.
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