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2.11: Summary

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    1728
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    In summary, energy is needed for cells to perform the functions that they must carry out in order to stay alive. At its most basic level, this means fighting a continual battle with entropy, but it is not the only need for energy that cells have.

    Contributors

    Dr. Kevin Ahern and Dr. Indira Rajagopal (Oregon State University)