BIOL114 Lecture Notes
Cellular Metabolism and Energy Production
How do organisms supply themselves with energy?
autotrophs: can provide themselves with energy, i.e. plants and photosynthesis
heterotophs: require outside sources of energy, i.e. cows, human
3 March 2016
The autotroph, Asclepias humistrata, undergoes the process of photosynthesis to produce fructose. The
Danaus plexippus, a heterotroph, takes in the cosumnes the fructose produced by Asclepias