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I think you have a misunderstanding of the term unit as used in unit of life. Unit here refers to the smallest building block that is somewhat complete and operational in the relevant context (here: life). Cells are called the units of life because all life we know is composed of cells. (There are some borderline cases like viruses, but even those rather ...


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Antibiotics are used in very different ways in cell culture and in livestock farming. As you note, in farming, antibiotics are used to manage infection in unsanitary conditions and also to increase animal growth. Farming is essentially an inherently non-sterile environment and so there's not really any good way to keep microbes from spreading and ...


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Welcome to Biology.SE! I am not entirely sure what your are asking but here are some places you might want to start: Photosynthesis Molecular Biology If you want to know about the number of sugar molecules created 'per photon' by photosynthesis you can explore the light-dependent and light-independent reactions used in photosynthesis. In particular you might ...


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