a biochemical pathway of photosynthesis in which carbon dioxide is converted into glucose using ATP
A group of similar ecosystems
Uncontrolled cell growth
physical characteristics of an organism
movement of specific molecules across cell membranes through protein channels
(genetics) the organic process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA
reactions of photosynthesis that use energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH
Formed when one or more electrons are transferred from one atom to another
having two different alleles for a trait
one of a number of different forms of a gene
second phase of mitosis, during which the chromosomes line up across the center of the cell
Organisms with a spine
decoding of a mRNA message into a polypeptide chain
the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent
having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
synthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants)
the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen
a form of natural selection in which individuals with certain inherited characteristics are more likely than other individuals to obtain mates
the study of the structure of an organism
Classification system in which each species is assigned a two-part scientific name
one allele is not completely dominant over the other allele
genetic makeup of an organism
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