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Unformatted text preview: C. Respiration a. The process by which organic matter (ex. Glucose) is broken down to release chemical energy b. Respiration occurs in the mitochondria in eukaryotic cells D. Autotroph a. Primary producer b. At the base of the food chain c. Photosynthesis & respiration d. Energy source – light e. Carbon source – CO2 f. Other inorganic molecules are required as well E. Heterotroph a. Consumer b. Can’t do photosynthesis, must get their energy through consuming other organisms c. Respiration only d. Energy source – organic carbon e. Carbon source – organic carbon f. Source of N, P – organic (typically) F....
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- Spring '08
- inorganic molecules, Biological Energy Transformations