Photosynthesis Unit 4 Complete Notes

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Chloroplasts

Grana - stacked up thylakoids, connected to other grana by inter-granal lamellae. Contain chlorophyll

Stroma - fluid filled matrix where the light independent reaction takes place. Also contains starch grains

Light Dependent Reaction

  • Takes place in thylakoids
  • 1. Light energy hits chlorophyll and raises electrons to a higher energy level
  • 2. Electrons released and accepted by electron carrier, passed down electron transport chain, releasing

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