Biology Chapter 6: How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy

DNA – ..molecule that stores genetic material in all organisms.
Autotroph – An organism that makes its own food through either photosynthesis (most common) or chemosynthesis
Cell to cell recognition – A cell's ability to distinguish one cell from another. Your immune system counts on cell to cell recognition to make sure that your body is not attacking cells that belong to you, but that it is attacking cells like viruses which don't belong in your body.
multicellular organism – organism made of many cells
hominins – the members of the human lineage after it split with the chimpanzee lineage
Dependent Variable – The outcome of a controlled experiment; what you are MEASURING.
example: HOW MUCH A PLANT GROWS when you change the amount of light it receives
The primary function of the small intestine is:
dehydration synthesis – the process of building polymers; loss of a water molecule
6.1.3 State the source, substrate, products and optimum pH conditions for one amylase, one protease and one lipase –
Recessive – Trait of an organism that can be masked by the dominant form of a trait.
The primаry functiоn оf the smаll intestine is:
angiosperm – plant that has flowers for attracting pollinators
thermodynamics – The study of energy transformation that occurs in a collection of matter.

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