BB lecture 10-24 respiration I

BB lecture 10-24 respiration I - Chapter 9 (pp.160-165)...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 9 (pp.160-165) Respiration Learning objectives Be able to apply concepts of energy transformation, ATP/ADP cycles and energy- coupled processes to metabolism. Distinguish between oxidation and reduction rx.; oxidizing agent & reducing agent. Understand the role of coenzymes and know examples of common coenzymes. Know the general reaction that depicts aerobic respiration The BIG picture Energy flows into an ecosystem as sunlight and leaves as heat Light energy ECOSYSTEM CO 2 + H 2 O Photosynthesis in chloroplasts Cellular respiration in mitochondria Organic molecules + O 2 ATP powers most cellular work Heat energ y Figure 9.2 Cells obtain energy via catabolic pathways The breakdown of organic molecules is exergonic Catabolic pathways yield energy by oxidizing organic fuels and by the transfer of hi-energy electrons in oxidation and reduction reactions also known as redox reactions ,[i.e. electrons are transferred from one reactant to another]...
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BB lecture 10-24 respiration I - Chapter 9 (pp.160-165)...

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