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photosynthesize

(fō′tō-sĭn′thĭ-sīz′)
v. photosynthe·sized, photosynthe·sizing, photosynthe·sizes
v.tr.
To synthesize by the process of photosynthesis.
v.intr.
To perform the process of photosynthesis.
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rubrum as a model to understand how it rewires its cellular machinery to support foreign organelles, allowing it to photosynthesize without any genetic ability to do so.
These viruses have genes for proteins used in photosynthesis, even though a virus doesn't even have its own cell much less a way to photosynthesize.
When plants are forced to photosynthesize under conditions where it would probably be better not to even bother, their chloroplasts create additional stresses all by themselves.
The longer blades of grass will photosynthesize more efficiently, thus strengthening the grass plants.
What makes algae ideal is that it is also capable of growing in non-arable land and while it burns carbon dioxide like fossil fuels, it requires CO2 to photosynthesize, which makes it carbon neutral..
Anglerfish make their own light, via a chemical reaction inside them called "bioluminescence." Blue jellyfish harbor algae that photosynthesize inside them, converting light into energy that the jellyfish use to survive.
Carbon Dioxide Sequestration - To photosynthesize and release oxygen, trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Broomrape is unable to photosynthesize and must attach itself to a host root system in order to develop and reproduce.
Green roots photosynthesize so clear glass helps them to grow.
Chloroplasts are the structures in the plant cells that enable plants to photosynthesize, converting the energy of sunlight into sugars and other compounds that influence flavour and colour.
"I'm starting to photosynthesize," said a woman who was feeling a bit warmish in Saturday's mid-60s temperatures.
You will not photosynthesize - but you can help trees and other green plants do it.