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Lectures: Biological energy

Biological Energy 1: Biological free energy

An introduction to the idea of free energy and how it is considered within biology.

Biological Energy 2: Generating biological free energy

The two most important sources of biological free energy in living cells are the protonmotive force (pmf) and adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

Biological Energy 3: Light, energy and upstream processes

An introduction to the chemical and physical processes involved in photosynthesis

Biological Energy 4: Molecular energy transfer and photobiology

The energy-transfer process in photosynthesis.

Biological Energy 5: Electron transfer theory

An explanation of the essential process of electron transfer in photosynthesis.