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Unformatted text preview: Key Concepts Covered on Exam Cellular Energy Metabolism Principles of energy and carbon flow carbon between producers and consumers ATP: function and principal structural features, formation, and usage in the 3 kinds of cellular work Metabolism & Cellular Respiration Sunlight Ecosystem Cycling of chemical nutrients Producers (plants and other photosynthetic organisms) Chemical energy Consumers (such as animals) Fig. 1.5 Heat Heat Sun = ultimate energy source 90% loss of energy as heat at every level of food pyramid Fig. 9.2 Energy flow in ecosystems Light energy ECOSYSTEM Photosynthesis in chloroplasts CO 2 + H 2 O Cellular respiration in mitochondria Organic molecules + O 2 ATP powers most cellular work Heat energy ATP Cells use ATP as energy currency Fig. 9.2 Energy flow in ecosystems Light energy ECOSYSTEM Photosynthesis in chloroplasts CO 2 + H 2 O Cellular respiration in mitochondria Organic molecules + O 2 ATP powers most cellular work Heat energy ATP Cells use ATP as energy currency Laws of Thermodynamics Energy for all cellular work provided by the...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2010 for the course BIO BIO taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '10 term at Colorado.

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