Metabolism—Energy in the Cell
Lecture no. 14 from the course: 12 Essential Scientific Concepts
Taught by Professor Indre Viskontas | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
See how the laws of thermodynamics apply to metabolism, the energy exchanges between cells that keep us alive. Explore the inner workings of metabolism with detailed investigations of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. Learn how metabolism plays a role in today’s metabolic engineering, a process by which we harness single-celled organisms to create useful products.