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Concepts discussed in this module include:

* ATP as the "energy currency" of the cell
* oxidizing and reducing agents in cells, and how they are "recycled"
* glycolysis
* Krebs cycle
* the respiratory chain
* oxidative phosphorylation vs. substrate phosphorylation
* chemiosmotic theory
* alcoholic fermentation and lactic acid fermentation
* connection of the respiratory pathways with other metabolic pathways in the cell
* feedback regulation in energy producing pathways



The following topics about photosynthesis will be covered:

* energy releasing pathways in photosynthesis
* review of the basic physics of light and color
* photosynthetic pigments
* "light reactions"
* cyclic and non-cyclic photophosphorylation
* ATP formation in the chloroplast
* Calvin-Benson cycle
* C4 plants
* photorespiration

The 7.01 Hypertextbook Searchable Index

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