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Photosynthesis is the process by which living things collect and store energy, and respiration is the process by which living things release that store energy to perform work. The chemical reaction of photosynthesis is t... More »

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Photosynthesis is the process where a plant consumes water, carbon dioxide and light energy to produce glucose and oxygen. During cellular respiration, the chemical energy in the glucose molecule converts into a form the... More »

Respiration occurs in all cells of a plant. It utilizes sugars synthesized from sunlight through the process of photosynthesis into energy used by the plant at all times. More »

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During the process of respiration, gases like oxygen are ingested and chemically broken down, or oxidized, to provide energy for the living organism. This process ends with the expulsion of a different gas or byproduct o... More »

Photosynthesis is a process that allows plants to harvest energy in sunlight and store it chemically, by producing sugars. Sugars hold energy in their molecular bonds; when the plant breaks down these bonds, energy is re... More »

In prokaryotic cells, respiration occurs in the cytoplasm; in eukaryotic cells, the process begins in the cytoplasm but a majority of the chemical reactions occur in the mitochondria. Respiration is the process of releas... More »

Photosynthesis is the process by which plants turn light energy into chemical energy. Plants also need carbon dioxide and water along with the light to complete the process. More »