what is difference between respiration and photosynthesis

Asked by  | 2nd Aug, 2009, 04:13: PM

Expert Answer:

  Photosynthesis Respiration
1 Energy trapping process Energy releasing process
2 Water and carbon dioxide are utilised as raw materials Water and carbon dioxide are given out as byproducts
3 Oxygen is released Oxygen is utilised
4 Takes place only in green cells Takes place in all living cells
5 Takes place in chloroplast Takes place in mitochondria and cytoplasm
6 It takes place in presence of sunlight It is a continous process occuring day and night
7 It builds up complex organic molecules, hence it is anabolic process It breaks down complex organic molecules, hence it is a catabolic process
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Answered by  | 3rd Aug, 2009, 12:07: PM

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