2 - MARS 1020 1/14/09 Biological Energy Transformations

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MARS 1020 1/14/09 1 Biological Energy Transformations Labs are meeting this week! Problems? Contact Dr. Teare Ketter cmscatk@uga edu cmscatk@uga.edu 706 583 0862 No Labs next week.
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MARS 1020 1/14/09 2 Glucose (C 6 H 12 O 6 ) Photosynthesis Respiration CO 2
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MARS 1020 1/14/09 3 Photosynthesis The process by which light energy from the sun is captured and used to make energy-rich organic matter (e.g. glucose): light energy HO+CO Organic matter + O H 2 O + CO 2 2 Pigment “Antenna” (e.g. Chlorophyll) Chloroplast Photosynthesis 12 H 2 O 6 O 2 6 CO 2 Glucose substrate product substrate product
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MARS 1020 1/14/09 4 Light in the Ocean % of Surface Light
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MARS 1020 1/14/09 5 % of Surface Light Oceanic Coastal
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1/14/09 6 Ocean Water Column (to scale) 1 000 m 100 m Enough Light for: Photosynthesis 1,000 m Vision only Neither 4,000 m Adapted from Milne 1995 Respiration The process by which organic matter (e.g. glucose) is broken down to release
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