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Hemoglobin and Photosynthesis
Name: Joanna C. Status: Student Age: 14 Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A
Why are organisms with hemoglobin unable to photosynthesize?
Hemoglobin does not capture the sun's energy. Chlorophyll does...If we had chlorophyll we could just go outside and sit in the sun for lunch...dieting would be tough in the tropics...:)
Peter Faletra Ph.D.
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