Cellular respiration and photosynthesis

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Cellular respiration and photosynthesis

Post by mmclean » Fri Oct 21, 2005 8:59 pm

How do cellular respiration and photosynthesis relate to the Laws of Thermodynamics?
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Post by mith » Fri Oct 21, 2005 11:48 pm

relates to the first law because it is conversion of energy.
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Post by MrMistery » Sat Oct 22, 2005 4:47 pm

Only cellular respiration releases energy(pozitive entropy) while photosynthesis "traps it" in molecules(negative entropy)
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