TITLE

Photosynthesis

AUTHOR(S)
Ritchie, Gary A.
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
American Rose;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author explains the process of photosynthetic phosphorylation or "light reaction" where plants capture, store and harness the stored the energy from sunlight. The roles of molecules ATP adn NADPH in storing the energy from sunlight, the light harvesting pigments chlorophylls and carotenes, and electron acceptor pool are described. Explanation for the process of water splitting and the elements in Photosystem I and II are also included.
ACCESSION #
74274290

 

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