Chemical reactions of photosynthesis

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What is the chemical equation for ATP synthesis?
ADP + Pi ------> ATP
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What happens to the protons that are produced in the light dependent reaction?
The protons are picked up by a hydrogen accepter molecule ( NADP) to form reduced NADP.
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What are the products of photolysis?
Oxygen and protons.
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What is the chemical equation of light dependent reactions?
2H20 -----> 4H + 4E + O2
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What is the name of the process that involves the splitting of water molecules?
Photolysis.
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What happens to CO2 in the light independent reaction?
CO2 combines with a 5C compound ribulose bisphosphate in a reaction called carboxylation. This reaction is catalysed by the enzyme ribulose biphosphate carboxylase
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What is the function of ATP in the light independent reaction?
ATP provides the energy required for the reaction.
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