Endosymbiotic Theory Video Lessons

Video Thumbnail

Concept: Endosymbiotic Theory

Problem: Chloroplasts contain their own DNA, but the genes on these chromosomes only encode about 10% of the proteins required for photosynthesis. This is evidence for:  a. competition. b. photosynthesis. c. predation. d. parasitism. e. endosymbiosis.

FREE Expert Solution
Problem Details

Chloroplasts contain their own DNA, but the genes on these chromosomes only encode about 10% of the proteins required for photosynthesis. This is evidence for: 

a. competition.

b. photosynthesis.

c. predation.

d. parasitism.

e. endosymbiosis.

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Endosymbiotic Theory concept. You can view video lessons to learn Endosymbiotic Theory. Or if you need more Endosymbiotic Theory practice, you can also practice Endosymbiotic Theory practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofChloroplasts contain their own DNA, but the genes on these c...as low difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Biology tutor, Kaitlyn took 4 minutes and 35 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Maroncelli's class at PSU.