Respiration And Photosynthesis Essay

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Respiration and Photosynthesis
Respiration and photosynthesis are reactions that take place in the environment which complement each other, in the other case can be seen as a same reaction but happening in reverse of each other (Tang, 2005). In photosynthesis the ingredients/ requirement for it to place is water and carbon dioxide as they release oxygen and glucose as the products. Respiration to take place requires glucose and oxygen to yield carbon dioxide and water. Since the product of photosynthesis are used as requirements for respiration as well product of respiration are used as requirement for photosynthesis to take place this is why we call them complement reaction where each reaction depends on one another. Thus respiration and photosynthesis
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The photosynthesis process comprises two main phases of the reaction and the light cycle Calvin. The reaction independent light to reaction to light, the energy is absorbed by the chlorophyll molecules and the energy excites electrons and to assist in energy levels high. Excited electrons then trapped by the molecules electron acceptor. Then the electrons is lowered to reduce the energy level than it was after excitation and then forced to release energy in the form of ATP (Kromer, 1995). The electrons chlorophyll that help to capture electrons from the water molecules. The byproduct of this phase of photosynthesis is oxygen, ATP and NADPH. The next step is the step Calvino. In this phase of the carbon from the carbon dioxide in the air it is combined with ATP and NADPH which are produced phase light to make glucose. The chemical reaction in photosynthesis can be summarized as shown below (Banse, 2000): 6CO2 + 6H2O + Light Energy → C6H12O6 + 6O2.
In summary, the raw materials required for photosynthesis include: carbon dioxide, water molecule, and light energy from sunlight. The products of this product is glucose which is a form of energy and oxygen, which will then be used as raw material in breathing. The energy produced in photosynthesis are two ATP molecules which are then used in breathing. The phase Calvin in photosynthesis may also be called dark reaction, since it takes place in the absence
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In this phase, the energy of NADH and FADH2 by the Krebs cycle, as shown above will now be converted back into ATP. The reactions that take place in the inner mitochondrial membrane, where the electrons released from NADH and FADH2, and move along the electron transport chain that is similar in photosynthesis. Extraction of hydrogen ions across the inner membrane creates a higher concentration of ions into the intermembrane space in the model. This gradient chemiosmosis causes ions to flow back through the membrane into the matrix, wherein the concentration is lower (Benson, 2005). ATP synthase acts as a channel of proteins, helping the hydrogen ions pass through the membrane. It also acts as an enzyme to form ATP from ADP and inorganic phosphate. After passing through the electron transport chain, the electrons "past" combine with oxygen to form water. That's why we need oxygen; in the absence of oxygen, this process can not take place (Williams,

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