Photosynthesis and Cellular respiration

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Photosynthesis and Cellular respiration

Post by lilskip » Tue Nov 15, 2005 7:34 am

Hi Folks,
I've tried to search around if this has come up before, but I coudln't find anything. I have a test tomorrow and I jsut know that it's going to ask how the cellular respiration reaction is similar to that of photosynthesis. I've just gone blank.
Thanks anyone!

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Post by Navin » Tue Nov 15, 2005 9:50 am

Both are catalysed by many enzymes.
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Post by Aerlinn » Tue Nov 15, 2005 10:11 am

Cellular respiration takes place day and night, photosynthesis only daytime. They're kind of reverse reactions, but the energy involved is different. Photosynthesis is anabolic, respiration is catabolic. That's all I can remember right now...
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Post by MrMistery » Tue Nov 15, 2005 7:50 pm

Aerlinn wrote:Cellular respiration takes place day and night, photosynthesis only daytime.

not quite. CAM plants do part of their photosynthesis at night...
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