Compare And Contrast Cellular Respiration And Photosynthesis

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photosynthesis and cellular respiration are extremely important in the cycle of energy to sustain life simply because nutrients would not metabolize in a productive manner. Both have numerous stages in which the process of energy occurs, and relationships with organelles located in the eukaryotic cell. Photosynthesis is a process by which green plant and other organism manufacture their food using sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water while cellular respiration is the oxidation of organic compounds that occurs within cells, producing energy for cellular processes. Photosynthesis occurs within organelles called chloroplasts. These organelles can absorb light, and are located inside of leaves. Within the leaf are tiny hole …show more content…

The stomata are the most critical piece to this process, as this is where CO2 enters and can be stored, and where water and O2 exit. Cellular respiration also known as oxidative metabolism is important to convert biochemical energy from nutrients in the cells of living organisms to useful energy known as adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Without cellular respiration living organisms would not be able to sustain life. This process is done by cells exchanging gases within its surroundings to create adenosine triphosphate commonly known as ADT, which is used by the cells as a source of energy. This process is done through numerous reactions; an example is metabolic pathway. In cellular respiration, chemical energy that comes from fuel molecules is converted into ADP. ADP join with phosphate, then converts into ATP to form energy currency of cells. Cells release phosphate after consuming the ATP, which join with ADP to renew the cycle. The cycle state is called the glycolysis, electron transport and the acid cycle. They both provide energy that is used by plants, and recycle each other's "waste" for

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