When cells break down food molecules, energy is?

QUESTION POSTED AT 18/01/2020 - 06:22 AM

Answered by admin AT 18/01/2020 - 06:22 AM

It is temporarily stored in ATP molecules
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Which of these is the human body's first line of defense against invading pathogens such as bacteria and viruses? a.body temperature b.macrophages c.skin cells d.vitamins

I believe the correct answer from the choices listed above is option C. The human body's first line of defense against invading pathogens such as bacteria and viruses would be the skin cells. It is what covers the whole body. Hope this answers the question.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 11:22 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 11:22 PM

How do proteins in your cells access the energy stored in atp?

The proteins access energy when ATP is turned into ADP by losing the terminal phosphate and releasing covalent bond energy.

Hope this helped!

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 11:15 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 11:15 PM

Mutations can occur in the chromosomes of all types of cells. mutations that are passed on to offspring must occur in ?

Some mutations don't have any noticeable effect on the phenotype of an organism. This can happen in many situations: perhaps the mutation occurs in a stretch of DNA with no function, or perhaps the mutation occurs in a protein-coding region, but ends up not affecting the amino acid sequence of the protein.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 11:03 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 11:03 PM

Lable all the parts of a of a plant cell and what it does

Nucleus- Contains genetic material which controls the activities of the cell.
Cytoplasm- Most chemical processes take place here, controlled by enzymes.
Cell membrane- Controls the movement of substances into and out of the cell.
Mitochondria- Most energy is released by respiration here.
Ribosomes- Protein synthesis happens here.
Cell wall- Strengthens the cell.
Chloroplasts- Contain chlorophyll, which absorbs light energy for photosynthesis.
Permanent vacuole- Filled with cell sap to help keep the cell enlarged and swollen with water.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:54 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:54 PM

Name at least four of the six processes of life that cells control

• Growing
• Obtaining Energy
• Releasing Energy
• Releasing Waste

Hope I helped! :)

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:53 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:53 PM

Biogeochemical cycles recycle water and natural elements throughout the biosphere to ensure that organisms do not run out of these substances. Thiobacillus denitrificans is a specialized species of bacteria that obtains its energy from carbon dioxide and inorganic compounds such as nitrogen in its environment. It is used in bioremediation of groundwater that contains excess nitrate. How does Thiobacillus denitrificans help bioremediate groundwater?

Thiobacillus denitrificans is a chemolithoautotrophic bacteria which can obtain energy from the oxidation of inorganic compounds like nitrogen, iron or sulphur in their environment. It is an autotrophic denitrifying bacteria that is used in the bioremediation of contaminated groundwater. The process of bioremediation is carried out by the process of denitrification.

Nitrate contamination of groundwater is of high-priority concern. In the process of denitrification by Thiobacillus denitrificans, pyrite acts as the electron donor. Other sulphur minerals also act as electron donors in the process of denitrification and help in bioremediation of the contaminated ground water. The bacteria has also been engineered for nitrate removal in water treatment systems also.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:31 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:31 PM

For each phase,describe at least one way mistakes during the cell cycle could result in problems


Cell cycle includes a series of events, which leads to DNA duplication, followed by formation of new cells from a parent cell. In humans and other higher organisms, cell cycle consists of four phases, G1 (gap 1), S phase (synthesis phase), G2 phase and M phase (either mitotic or meiotic phase), in which mistakes can occur.

During G1 phase, cell prepares itself to divide and makes proteins, required for DNA synthesis during S phase. Errors occur when cell cannot make sufficient proteins and other necessary raw materials.

During S phase, DNA replication takes place to gets divided into daughter cells. Errors during S phase includes mutations and loss of DNA integrity.

During G2 phase, cell gets prepared for mitotic or meiotic division. Errors that occurred during S phase are repaired during G2 phase. Mistakes in repairing those errors result in problems as they will pass to the new daughter cells through M phase.  

During M phase, separation of duplicated chromosomes into daughter cells occurs. Mistakes that can lead to errors during this phase include chromosomal abnormalities, such as polyploidy or enuploidy.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:09 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:09 PM

Which of the following organelles is primarily responsible for the formation of the cell's lysosomes


Golgi apparatus or Golgi complex or Golgi bodies


  • Golgi apparatus are also called Golgi bodies or Golgi complex. They are complex vesicles and folded membrane within the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells.
  • Golgi apparatus are important in the secretion and intracellular transport roles. A major function is the modifying, sorting and packaging of proteins for secretion. They are also involved in the transport of lipids around the cell, and the creation of lysosomes.
  • Therefore, Golgi apparatus are the organelles responsible for the formation of lysosomes, which are organelles that destroy old and worn out cellular organelles.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:00 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:00 PM

What would happen to an ecosystem if an energy level disappeared? This is meaning in a pyramid.

This has happened before in Yellow Stone National Park in CA. Removing a species form the Pyramid causes the ecosystem to collapse, as species become over hunted and others are starved. One type of organism could become overpopulated, therefor lack of natural variation.  

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:59 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:59 PM

Why are mushrooms important to the food chain? A. They recycle nutrients into the ecosystem. B.They produce food energy for other living things. C.They recycle oxygen into the atmosphere. D.They consume excess herbivores in the ecosystem.

A. Mushrooms are decomposers, so they eat dead plant matter and give out nutrients. Hope this helps! :)

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:58 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:58 PM

1. production of needed energy lysosomes 2. production of protein Golgi apparatus 3. flat sacs that package and ship vesicles outside the cell endoplasmic reticulum 4. store foods or pigments mitochondria 5. tubes serving as transportation channels ribosomes 6. contain digestive enzymes plastids


The correct answer will be-

1. production of needed energy- mitochondria

2.  production of protein- ribosomes

3.  flat sacs that package and ship vesicles outside the cell- Golgi apparatus

4. store foods or pigments- plastids

5. tubes serving as transportation channels- endoplasmic reticulum

6. contain digestive enzymes- Lysozymes


The cellular organelles perform a different function in a cell. Each organelle carries out distinct and specific functions.

1. Mitochondria- double-membrane organelle which performs the function of ATP synthesis. Since statement mentioned the production of energy, therefore, mitochondria are the correct answer.

2. Ribosomes- the organelle associated with the synthesis of proteins during the translation process. Thus, the ribosome is correct option.

3. Golgi apparatus- organelle is associated with the packaging and modification of the protein to be transported. Thus, the Golgi apparatus is the correct option.

4. Plastids- the organelle which contains pigments and provides color to the structure like green pigment in the chloroplast. Thus, plastid is the correct answer.

5. Endoplasmic reticulum- Orgenelle which are tubular in appearance and carry tmodify the proteins synthesised on the ribosomes. Thus, the endoplasmic reticulum is the correct option.

6. Lysosomes- The orgnelle which contains hydrlytic enezymes which hydrolyse every biomolecule. Thus, the lysosome is the correct answer.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:39 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:39 PM

Characteristics of plant cells include which of the following? no cell wall, only plasma membrane large hypertonic vacuole no chlorophyll or chloroplasts cell plate in cell division cleavage furrow

Plant cells have a cell plate, no centrioles in cell, division presence of cell wall plus plasma membrane, and large hypertonic vacuole.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:34 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:34 PM

Look at the food web shown above. Which of the organisms act as consumers in this ecosystem? A. mice B. bees C. black bears D. all of these

D. all of these (they are all consumers even though they are different sizes)

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:33 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:33 PM

A growing human population means more food is needed. Improvements in farming can help meet this demand. Which of the following have helped provide more food? fertilizers, pesticides, and more efficient farming practices more people following a vegetarian diet an increase in the number of farmers willing to work long hours an increase in the number of people moving away from the city to live on farms

The answer is definitely the first one, the reasons are: A.) Fertilizer helps plants grow faster and they help the plant produce more.

                                                                                      B. ) Pesticides kill harmful insects that would otherwise ravage the food supply. 

                                                                                      C.) The easier it is to farm, more food you can make in a short amount of time. Allowing for higher food production.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:31 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:31 PM

Which organism has differentiated cells? A. amoeba B. chipmunk C. bacterium D. paramecium

It's b, i don't think it's D

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:29 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:29 PM

Prokaryotic cells in a scenince

A bacteria basically, smaller than a eukaryotic cell, can't be animal or plant cell and is less complex

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:28 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 09:28 PM

Which kind of electrical charge is found on a hydrogen atom of a polar water molecule?

It has a positive charge,

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 01:30 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 01:30 PM

If energy efficiency is improved, the cost of energy would decrease and _____. A)more coal would be available B) less electricity would be used C) homes would cost significantly less D) Energy Star appliances would no longer be necessary

The correct answer is option B

The energy efficiency can be defined as the output of energy to the input of energy.

As the efficiency of energy is increasing then the consumption of electricity will be less because previously the energy was used more due to loss of energy.

But now the energy will not be lost in the form of heat or friction and the cost of energy will be less.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 01:24 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 01:24 PM

If the body cells of an organism had 48 chromosomes what are the haploid and diploid numbers of chromosomes

Haploid= 48 Diploid=24 
Usually in humans it is 46 and 23

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 12:15 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 12:15 PM

All cells contain a.dna b.chloroplasts. c. nuclei. d. contractile vacuoles.

A. Not all cells have DNA.
B. Only plant cells have Chloroplasts.
C. Not all cells have Nuclei.
D. Not all cells contain Contractile Vacuoles.

None of these would be the correct answer.
Human bodies do not contain Chloroplast.
Your best bet would be A. DNA

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 11:09 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 11:09 AM

Explain the role of vitamins in the body and why they are not a source of energy

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, bones, soft tissue, mucus membranes, and skin. Vitamin B6 is also called pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 helps form red blood cells and maintain brain function. This vitamin also plays an important role in the proteins that are part of many chemical reactions in the body.

ANSWERED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:39 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 20/02/2020 - 10:39 AM

Describe the difference between energy flow and matter flow in ecosystems.

Flow of energy is how energy is transferred across the ecosystem. Flow of matter is like flow of water, nitrogen oxygen, phosphorus, carbon dioxide, etc.

ANSWERED AT 19/02/2020 - 02:59 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 19/02/2020 - 02:59 PM

What is a beneficial reason for purchasing organic fresh fruits and vegetables rather than conventionally grown foods?

A benefit to buying organic fruit verses regular grown fruit, is that the organic fruit has not been grown or produced with harmful pesticides, or dyed with colors that are unnatural.

ANSWERED AT 19/02/2020 - 11:44 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 19/02/2020 - 11:44 AM

Earth receives thermal energy from the sun via radiation. Which of the following is a result of this energy transfer?A. There is matter to produce carbon compounds on Earth.B. Earth is a closed system in terms of energy.C. There is energy to support life on earth.D. Energy is created but not destroyed in the earth system

Answer: C. There is energy to support life on earth.

The earth receives thermal energy from the sun via. radiation. This energy is captured by chlorophyll pigments of plants and other organisms to conduct photosynthesis. The sunlight energy is necessary for synthesis of food in the form of glucose. The glucose is converted into chemical form of energy as ATP which is required for respiration process in plants. Photosynthesis and respiration both are necessary processes to sustain life of plants, which further support life of other living organisms. Therefore, energy transfer support life on earth.  

ANSWERED AT 19/02/2020 - 10:14 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 19/02/2020 - 10:14 AM