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A widely cultivated plant, spinacia oleracea, native to asia, having succulent, edible leaves eaten as a vegetable.

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I am having difficulty identifying this structure.

This image is from a spinach chloroplast and has been made using a Transmission Electron Microscope microscope. I have been given this image to identify which has been took by a TEM. I have been for quite a while been comparing and ...

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by omegad
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: I am having difficulty identifying this structure.
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Re: Chloroplast

Top pic Scale bar = 500 nanometers botttom pic scale bar = 100 nanometers I know it is a chloroplast because we isolated the chloroplasts from spinach leaves. The top pic is the whole mount of a chloroplast taken using the TEM. Dark circular structures can be seen within the chloroplast. bottom ...

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by monkeymadd
Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Chloroplast
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Views: 6014

Cellular Respiration

... where photons are stored in the chloroplasts where photosynthesis occurs and produces glucose-6-phosphate. Humans ingest green plants such as spinach or lettuce. What I don't know is how we process glucose or how it enters the cell. I know how cellular respiration works, thus how ATPs are ...

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by dustyyLA
Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cellular Respiration
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Absorption Spectra of Aquatic Plants

In this exercise you used a technique to separate the colored pigments found in the leaves of spinach. As you conducted this lab you saw several colors; Two bands of green- one blue-green band, and one yellow-green band, which correspond to the two kinds of chlorophyll ...

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by Nina666
Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Absorption Spectra of Aquatic Plants
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Re: Growing Taller

... will give u a lot more nutrients than a handful of potato chips. it's good that ur eating vegetables. however u can eat certain kinds, especially spinach, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus (definitely from what i've heard), cabbage, and coleslaw, since all contain vitamin k, which turns on ...

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by aaronw
Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Growing Taller
Replies: 14
Views: 16998
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