Ocr Gcse Biology B2

B cell – white blood cell that makes antibodies
van Helmont – He thought that he could prove the spontaneous generation right so he experimented by putting a sweaty shirt and grains of wheat in a dusty box for 21 days. He failed.
skeletal muscle – What is the most common type of human muscle?
omnivore – organism that obtains energy by eating both plants and animals
Monosaccharide – A single sugar molecule such as glucose or fructose, the simplest type of sugar.
light reactions – The first of two stages in photosynthesis; the steps in which solar energy is absorbed and converted to chemical energy in the form of ATP and NADPH. The light reactions power the sugar-producing Calvin cycle but produce no sugar themselves.
true breeding – two alleles that are at the same location
solute – a substance dissolved in another substance, usually the component of a solution present in the lesser amount
A bacterial infection carried by a deer tick is
refraction – the bending of light ray when it passes from one medium to another at an oblique angle.
Anaerobic respiration – the breakdown of glucose in the absence of oxygen yielding minimal ATP
abdominal cavity – Cavity housing intestines.
feedback inhibition – A metabolic pathway is switched off by the inhibitory binding of its end product to an enzyme that acts early in the pathway.
A bаcteriаl infectiоn cаrried by a deer tick is
Ribosome complex – the small and large subunits of the ribosome along with the mRNA that join together to translate mRNA into protein

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