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Calvin Cycle

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

Facilitated Diffusion

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

Light-Dependent Reactions

reactions of photosynthesis that use energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH

Ionic Bond

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

Cellular Respiration

process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen

Sexual Selection

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

Binomial Nomenclature

Classification system in which each species is assigned a two-part scientific name

Incomplete Dominance

one allele is not completely dominant over the other allele


genetic makeup of an organism

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