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  • Metabolism
    • The sum of all the reactions in a cell or the body.
      • The energy transferred by respiration in cells is used by the organism for the continual controlled processes of metabolism that synthesize (make) new molecules such as:
        • Glucose and nitrate ions being used to syntheize proteins.
        • 3 fatty acids and glycerol making lipid
        • Glucose making starch, glycogen and cellulose


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