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Unformatted text preview: CO2 because
rain forests trap far more
carbon than the crops
that replace them.
that Environmental and Social Environmental and Social Impact
Far less if they were not produced from
food Solution = Algae
Algae double their
mass in a day or less.
Produce ethanol and
Ethanol – corn
stalks, wood chips,
or The Bottom Line
May not justify
Need to develop
to harness the
energy captured by
Glucose is a key energystoring molecule:
Nearly all cells metabolize glucose for energy
Glucose metabolism is fairly simple
Other organic molecules are converted to glucose for energy harvesting
30 Overview of Glucose Overview of Glucose Breakdown
The overall equation for the complete breakdown of glucose is: C6H12O6 + 6O2 6CO2 + 6H2O + ATP 31 Overview of Glucose Overview of Glucose Breakdown Glycolysis Occurs in the cytoso...
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