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process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and glucose
an organism that makes its own food
an organism that cannot make its own food
Process that uses glucose to make energy, ATP
A flattened membrane sac inside the chloroplast, used to convert light energy to chemical energy.
Electron transport chain
A series of molecules that excited electrons pass
electron carrier that provides high-energy electrons to power the third stage of photosynthesis
Carbon dioxide fixation
The transfer of the carbon found in carbon dioxide into sugar (glucose)
reactions of photosynthesis in which energy from ATP and NADPH is used to build high-energy compounds such as sugar
1st step in cellular respiration producing pyruvate, ATP and NADH
2nd step in cellular respiration producing Carbon dioxide, ATP, NADH and FADH2
The 2nd step in cellular respiration when no oxygen is present, creates either lactate or ethanol & carbon dioxide