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use light energy to partially break down their own chemical structure, they become energized
the most important pigment, all other pigments pass their energy to this at the start of light dependent reactions
electron transport chain
the site of a series of oxidation (losing an electron) and reduction (gaining an electron) reactions on the thylakoid membrane
produces 1/2 molecule of glucose, uses 9 ATP for 1/2 molecule of glucose, uses 6 NADPH for 1/2 molecule of glucose
results of light independent reations
glycogen is broken down into glucose and generates 4 ATP and 2 NADH molecules, occurs with or without the presence of oxygen and in the cytoplasm
lactic acid fermentation
used by animals and occurs in the absence of oxygen, productes lactic acid and 2 ATP molecules
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