Cell Biochemistry
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Photosynthesis:

Manufacturing ATP

Manufacturing NADPH2

Cyclic Phosphorylation

Non Cyclic Phosphorylation

Calvin Cycle

Photosynthesis Worksheet

Photosynthesis Experiments

Respiration:

Manufacturing NADH2

Glycolysis

Krebs Cycle

Electron Transport system

Respiration Worksheet

Respiration Experiment

Respiration



This is a process whereby the glucose present in a cell is broken down to release it's energy.

This glucose has originally been made by Photosynthesis. (photosynthesis done elsewhere).

There are two forms of Respiration .
  • One uses oxygen (aerobic) and produces a lot of energy
  • The second does not use oxygen (anaerobic)and produces about 1/20th of the energy.

Anaerobic respiration is a one stage reaction which takes place in the cell cytoplasm.

Aerobic respiration has a second stage which takes place in the mitocondrion of the cell.