Ritchie, Gary A.
March 2012
American Rose;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p24
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.


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