Structure and role of chloroplasts in Photosynthesis

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Photosynthesis takes place in cell organelles called _____ which can vary in ___ and ___ but are all surrounded by a ____ ______?
chloroplasts, shape, size, double membrane
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Describe the grana regions found in chloroplasts?
Stacks of 100 disc-like structures called thylakoids where the LDR takes place. The chlorophyll is within the thylakoids which have tubular extensions which join up with thylakoids of adjacent grana > 'inter-granal lamellae'
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Describe the stroma found within the chloroplasts?
A fluid-filled matrix where the LIR takes place. contains many other structures inc starch grains.
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What are the products of the LDR?
Reduced NADP, ATP & Oxygen.
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What are the products of the LIR?
Sugars & other organic molecules.
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Describe the grana regions found in chloroplasts?

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Stacks of 100 disc-like structures called thylakoids where the LDR takes place. The chlorophyll is within the thylakoids which have tubular extensions which join up with thylakoids of adjacent grana > 'inter-granal lamellae'

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Describe the stroma found within the chloroplasts?

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What are the products of the LDR?

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What are the products of the LIR?

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