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Metabolism—Energy in the Cell

Lecture no. 14 from the course: 12 Essential Scientific Concepts

Metabolism—Energy in the Cell

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.

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