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1
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Cells can use ATP for:

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a) protein synthesis
b) movement of ions across membranes
c) thoughts in the human brain

2
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Oxygen Cycle

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Producers ↑ / Consumers ↓ = homeostatic balance

3
Q

Pigments

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colored substance that absorb certain wavelengths of light (pigments get their color by reflecting other wavelengths).

4
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Black

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absorbs all wavelengths

5
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Chromatography

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a) grind up plants in a solvent (acetone)
b) filter plant from solvent (chloroplasts)
c) place a drop or pigments extract on filter and allow solvent to evaporate
d) allow pigment to move up filter paper by capillary action

6
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Two main chloroplast pigments

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a) green chlorophylls

b) Accessory pigments: orange, red, and carotenoids

7
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Lithotrophs

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derives reductive power by oxidizing compounds such as hydrogen gas, carbon monoxide, ammonia, nitrate, hydrosulphuric acid, sulfur, sulfate, or iron