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What are organisms that obtain energy from the food they eat called?
Plants gather the sun's energy with light-absorbing molecules called...
What type of reactions in photosynthesis use carbon dioxide, ATP and NADPH to produce glucose?
Calvin Cycle (light independent reactions)
As temperature increases what will happen to the rate of photosynthesis?
Where do the light dependent reactions take place?
Chloroplasts contain sac like photosynthetic membranes called
What is the overall equation for photosynthesis?
6CO2 + 6H2O ---- C6H12O6 + 6O2
(carbon dioxide+ water with light makes sugars+ oxygen)
What did Jan van Helmont conclude from his experiment?
most of the mass a plant had gained did NOT come from soil.
What is the principal pigment of plants?
What does photosynthesis require in addition to water and carbon dioxide?
What is NADPH?
an electron carrier
What is a granum?
stack of thylakoids
What is the chemical compound that cells use to store and release small amounts of energy?
What type of reactions in photosynthesis concert ADP to ATP, produce oxygen gas, and convert NADP+ into NADPH?
light dependent reactions
What are the products of photosynthesis?
glucose and oxygen
What are the reactants of photosynthesis?
carbon dioxide and water
What color is not absorbed by chlorophyll?
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