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Biology Puzzle

Across
a green pigment, present in all green plants and in cyanobacteria, responsible for the absorption of light to provide energy for photosynthesis
the movement of ions across a semipermeable membrane, down their electrochemical gradient
the material or protoplasm within a living cell, excluding the nucleus.
It is the most common form of reproduction in prokaryotes such as bacteria.
A type of cell division in which each daughter cell is genetically identical to the parent cell.
a simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates.
is a metabolic process by which glucose and other six-carbon sugars are converted into cellular energy
the sister chromatids are moving apart
type of cell division that results in 4 daughter cells that each have half the number of chromosomes as the parent cell
An ordered sequence of events in the life of a eukaryotic cell; process of growth and division.
A cell containing two full sets of chromosomes
composed of a single, tightly coiled DNA molecule wrapped around a protein called a histone
Down
The process that converts light energy into chemical energy that is stored in glucose or other organic compounds;
breaks down glucose and forms pyruvate with the production of two molecules of ATP.
An organic compound that is made of one or more chains of amino acids and that is a principal component of all cells
energy you can see; travels in a straight line
genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses
each of the two threadlike strands into which a chromosome divides longitudinally during cell division. Each contains a double helix of DNA.
are eukaryotic cells that differ in several key aspects from the cells of other eukaryotic organisms.
the central and most important part of an object, movement, or group, forming the basis for its activity and growth.