6 - Photosynthesis and cell respiration Only names of...

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Photosynthesis and cell respiration Only names of molecules mentioned in class that we need to draw or name Chloroplasts and mitochondria make energy for cellular work How do plants grow? Ancients thought plants ate soil o Van Helmont in 1600’s showed no loss in soil weight as a seedling grew o By 1700’s it became known that plants needed something from the atmosphere Photosynthesis o Plants need? Water, carbon dioxide, sunlight, (micro-Nutrients) Gets its sunlight through solar panels (leaves) Leaf: a solar collector, trapping energy, then photo synthesizing o Leaf Anatomy A transparent covering to let in sunlight (Cuticle) Covering to hold in water but let sunlight in Opening in covering (Stomata): for carbon dioxide On the undersides Vessels: water and minerals (vascular bundles); roots o Chloroplast Internal membranes, inner one organized into thylakoids (light reactions embedded here) Thylakoids surrounded by: Stroma: Thick fluid. Light independent reactions occur
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Hogan during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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