Photosynthesis (general)

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Photosynthesis (general)
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2014-01-05 23:48:08
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    • General equation?
    • 6 CO2 + 6 H2O + light energy--6 O2 + C6H12O6 (glucose)
  1. How does CO2 get into the chloroplast?
    Moves from intercellular space into cell & chloroplast via diffusion
  2. How does O2 leave the cell & chloroplast?
    Diffuses across membranes
  3. How does H2O get into the chloroplast?
    Taken up through roots into a vascular system
  4. What are the 2 main parts of photosynthesis?
    Light reactants & Calvin cycle
  5. What happens in the Calvin cycle?
    CO2 is fixed into glucose
  6. What happens in the thylakoid?
    Light wavelengths absorbed, H2O taken in, & O2 released

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