Chapter 9: Photosynthesis
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Light behaves not only as waves, but also as particles called:
Thylakoid membranes are involved in __________ synthesis.
In C4 plants, reactions that fix CO2 into four-carbon compounds occur in:
According to the graph, chlorophyll absorbs light most strongly in the:
The synthesis of ATP during photosynthesis or respiration occurs as a result of:
phosphorylation of ADP
In the overall reactions of photosynthesis hydrogen atoms are transferred from water to carbon dioxide to form a carbohydrate. This type of reaction is classified as:
a redox reaction.
oxygen produced by photosynthesis comes directly from
Select the hydrogen acceptor molecule that stores electrons in the process of photosynthesis:
The reactants of the Calvin cycle are
CO2, ATP, and NADPH.
During the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis, a constant supply of electrons is provided by:
In photosynthesis, ATP and NADPH are produced during:
the light-dependent phase.
Reaction center complexes of the light-dependent reactions contain __________, which receive energy from __________.
chlorophyll; antenna complexes
During the reactions of photosynthesis, __________ is reduced and __________ is oxidized.
The primary function of the stomata is
The electron transport chain of photosynthesis is located in the:
Light behaves not only as waves, but also as particles called
Noncyclic electron transport needs a constant supply of electrons. These are obtained from:
The first step in the Calvin cycle is the fixation of carbon dioxide to:
Terminal electron acceptor or ATP.
The synthesis of ATP as a result of the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis is an __________ reaction that results from the movement of __________.
Substances that absorb visible light are called:
The reactions that occur in the thylakoid membranes are:
the light-dependent reactions.
Chlorophyll and accessory photosynthetic pigments are associated with the:
At night, CAM plants incorporate CO2 into malate which is stored in the __________ of their cells.
The reactions of photosynthesis are divided into two categories
light-dependent reactions and carbon fixation reactions (Calvin Cycle).