How does cellular respiration benefit life on earth if it is a catabolic process?
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A single fiddleneck of a tropical tree fern (Sadleria cyatheoides). As the fern frond (leaf) matures, the fiddleneck uncoils and expands into a beautiful, feathery structure.
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