Photosynthesis

Where does the light-independent reaction take place?
In the stroma.
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What process involves the gaining of electrons?
Reduction.
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What is the name of the organic molecule that triose phosphate is converted into?
Glucose.
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Where does the light-dependent reaction take place?
In the thylakoid membrane.
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What is the name of the 5 carbon molecule involved in the LIR?
Ribulose Biphosphate.
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What is the name of the cellular organelle within the leaf where photosynthesis takes place?
The chloroplast.
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What process involves the losing of electrons?
Oxidation.
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What is the name of the electron carrier in the LDR?
NADP.
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What process involves the splitting of a water molecule?
Photolysis.
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What is the name of the enzyme that catalyses the reaction between CO2 and RuBp?
Rubisco.
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What two compound products are required to reduce GP into TP?
Reduced NADP and ATP.
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