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Chloroplasts Vocab

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Grana
Stacks of thylakoids embedded in the stroma of a chloroplast.
Stroma
In plants, the solution that surrounds the thylakoids in a chloroplast.
Chlorophyll
A green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, and some bacteria
Sugar
C6H12O6. A product of photosysthesis
Carbon Dioxide
An atmospheric gas containing carbon and two parts oxygen. Principle REACTANT of photosynthesis.
Oxygen
An atmospheric gas containing two oxygen molecules. Principle PRODUCT of photosystheisis.
Water
Two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. REACTANT of photosynthesis.
Photosynthetic equation
6Co2+6H20+sunlight ----> C6H12O6 + 6O2
Thykaloid
Disk-shaped sac in the stroma of a chloroplast; site of the light reactions of photosynthesis.
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