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Connecting Concepts: Cell Biology/Chemiosmosis 3: Evolution of Chemiosmosis

Students follow the evolution of chemiosmosis and the role it played in the evolution of cellular life. Students will: 1) learn about chemical and cellular changes on early earth; 2) analyze efficiency of early forms of chemiosmosis; 3) compare mechanisms of non- and oxygenic photosynthesis, and 4) evaluate metabolic advantages of several endosymbiotic relationships.
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Marty Zahn
Marty Zahn (Faculty)
5 years ago

Part three of three excellent interactive exercises that delineate the process of chemiosmosis. This is traduitionally a difficult concept. Very well organized and well written. This section discusses how the process may have arisen.

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