The Reactions of Photosynthesis 8.3<br />
Thylakoid <br />Saclike photosynthetic membrane found in chloroplasts. <br />
Photosystem <br />Light-collecting units of the chloroplast.<br />
Stroma<br />Region outside the thylakoid membranes in the chloroplasts.<br />
NADP+<br />One of the carrier molecules that transfers high-energy electrons from chlorophyll to other molecules. <br />
Light-Dependent Reactions <br />Reactions of photosynthesis that use energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH.<br />
ATP Synthase <br />Large protein that uses energy from H+ ions to bind ADP and a phosphate group together to produce ATP.<...
Calvin Cycle <br />Reactions of photosynthesis in which energy from ATP and NADPH is used to build high-energy compounds s...
Key Concept <br />What happens in the light-dependent reactions?<br />The light-dependent reactions produce oxygen gas and...
Key Concept<br />What is the Calvin cycle?<br />Reactions of photosynthesis in which energy from ATP and NADPH is used to ...
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Biology 8.3

  1. 1. The Reactions of Photosynthesis 8.3<br />
  2. 2. Thylakoid <br />Saclike photosynthetic membrane found in chloroplasts. <br />
  3. 3. Photosystem <br />Light-collecting units of the chloroplast.<br />
  4. 4. Stroma<br />Region outside the thylakoid membranes in the chloroplasts.<br />
  5. 5. NADP+<br />One of the carrier molecules that transfers high-energy electrons from chlorophyll to other molecules. <br />
  6. 6. Light-Dependent Reactions <br />Reactions of photosynthesis that use energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH.<br />
  7. 7. ATP Synthase <br />Large protein that uses energy from H+ ions to bind ADP and a phosphate group together to produce ATP.<br />
  8. 8. Calvin Cycle <br />Reactions of photosynthesis in which energy from ATP and NADPH is used to build high-energy compounds such as sugars. <br />
  9. 9. Key Concept <br />What happens in the light-dependent reactions?<br />The light-dependent reactions produce oxygen gas and convert ADP and NADP+ into the energy carriers ATP and NADPH. <br />
  10. 10. Key Concept<br />What is the Calvin cycle?<br />Reactions of photosynthesis in which energy from ATP and NADPH is used to build high-energy compounds such as sugars. <br />

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