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Unit 5: Photosynthesis

PAP Biology. Mrs. Deering. Photosynthesis quiz 12/16/10
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What is the chemical equation for photosynthesis in words?
water+carbon dioxide+light=oxygen and sugar
What is the primary pigment found in cells that capture the sun's energy?
chlorophyll
What reaction occurs in thylakoids?
light-dependent
Where does the calvin cycle occur?
stroma
What two type of energies does the calvin cycle use?
ATP and NADPH
What does the calvin cycle do?
converts carbon dioxide into sugars
what molecule does light-dependent reactions split and what does it produce?
water and oxygen
What does light-dependent reactions convert?
ADP and NADP+ into ATP and NADPH
What three factors affect the rate of photosynthesis?
intensity of light, amount of water, temperature