Produce ethanol and produce biodiesel ethanol corn

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Unformatted text preview: CO2 because atmospheric 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 Far food crops food Solution = Algae Solution Algae double their Algae mass in a day or less. Produce ethanol and Produce biodiesel. Ethanol – corn Ethanol stalks, wood chips, or grasses. or The Bottom Line The May not justify May the environmental costs costs Need to develop Need better technologies to harness the energy captured by photosynthesis photosynthesis Glucose Glucose 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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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course BIO 111 taught by Professor Osikanlu during the Spring '09 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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