Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 20 - Self-Quiz - Page 335: 7


c. cyanobacteria

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Photoautotrophs use light energy to assemble carbon dioxide and water into organic compounds. They give off oxygen as a result of this chemical reaction. All cyanobacteria are photoautotrophs; they are also the ancestors of organelles where photosynthesis occurs, the chloroplasts.
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