low solution on the outside of the cell
living things that could affect an ecosystem
nonliving things that could affect an ecosystem
the variable that the experimentalist(you) change in an experiment
the outcome or result of the independent variable
an educated guess or prediction of the outcome of an experiment
the control center of the cell
ONE part of an organic compound
many monomers bonded together
the study of ecosystems
where life is located
the entirety or major portion of the food relationships in an ecosystem
first species to inhabit a damaged ecosystem(ex:lichen)
the amount of organisms an ecosystem can sustain
any factor that limits the growth of an ecosystem
EXIT out of an ecosystem
diversity of life in an ecosystem
the removal of trees or forest
species that are not native to an ecosystem, or come from a different place
uses energy to move across a membrane
the jelly-like substance that organelles float in
adenosine triphosphate( an energy source)
site of light-dependent cycles of photosynthesis
conversion of sunlight into chemical energy
no oxygen present
oxygen is present
process that converts sugars to acids, gases, or alcohol
division of cells for repair and growth
first stage of PMAT
final stage of PMAT
sex cell
physical traits or characteristics
AA, Aa, aa
messenger RNA
set of three nucleotides that form a genetic code or word
set of three nucleotides of the tRNA that pairs up with the set of nucleotides of the mRNA
the modification of genetic material
genetically modified organisms
DNA formed from the combination of DNA from different organisms
any cell that is not a gamete

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