Biology random facts!

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  • Created by: Polly
  • Created on: 13-04-15 12:46

1. What is the function of the lower epidermis?

  • Main site of photosynthesis
  • Controls activities of upper epidermis which increases the rate of photosynthesis
  • Contains stomata, allowing CO2 to diffuse in, and O2 to diffuse out
  • Main site of respiration
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2. What do proteins do?

  • Growth and repair
  • Heart function
  • Energy through respiration
  • Brain function

3. How do fungi feed?

  • Sapotrophic nutrition- secretion of digestive enzymes onto food
  • They contain chloroplasts- they simply photosynthesise
  • Ingestion of other living or dead organisms
  • They don't feed

4. What is the function of the upper epidermis?

  • Contains stomata, allowing O2 to diffuse into leaf and CO2 to diffuse out
  • Protective layer of leaf and barrier to harmful micro-organisms
  • Contains a few chloroplasts- relatively transparent
  • Main sight of photosynthesis

5. What do plants NOT use glucose for?

  • Cytoplasm
  • Sucrose
  • Respiration
  • Cellulose
  • Chlorophyll
  • Starch
  • Proteins
  • Lipids


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