Cell Processes - cancer, mitosis, photosynthesis, respiration

Learning about the causes of light-induced tissue damage and the details of the natural photoprotective mechanisms can help us find ways to adapt these processes for the benefit of the humanity in areas far removed from photosynthesis itself.

Learn more about photosynthesis (Patient) with Siteman Cancer Center's cancer term glossary.

The laser therapy is almost like photosynthesis but very different too, the light hits the spot with the cancerous tumor and destroys it without unharming the healthy tissue.


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Photosynthesis as Cancer Treatment?? - YouTube

Chlorophyll is the molecule in photosynthesis that absorbs sunlight and uses its energy to synthesize carbohydrates from CO2 and water. This photosynthesis process is the basis for sustaining the life processes of all plants. Since animals, including humans, obtain their food by eating plants, photosynthesis can be said to be the source of all life on Earth. Pretty important stuff, I'd say. Well, it gets even better.