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Unformatted text preview: Oxidative phosphorylation - A process occurring in the mitochondria that results in the formation of ATP from the flow of electrons to oxygen. Photosynthesis - A process in which plants convert sunlight into energy sources that can be used inside the cell to sustain life. Phototroph - Organisms that obtain energy from sun light through photosynthesis. Protein - An essential molecule found in all cells. Composed of amino acid subunits. Reduction - A reaction that results in the overall gain of electrons to a specific molecule or atom. Can occur with the addition of a hydrogen atom or by the removal of an oxygen atom. Respiration - A process that occurs in cells in which cells breakdown food molecules to yield ATP. Can be either aerobic or anaerobic....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1005 taught by Professor Rodriguez during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.
- Winter '09