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Photosynthesis
The process plants use to make carbohydrates (glucose).
Formula
6H20 + 6CO2 ----> C6H1206 + 6O2
Organisms
Plants, algae, protozoan
Organelle
Chloroplast
Light Dependent Reaction
Depends on light to convert light energy into chemical energy or glucose
Chlorophyll
Absorbs most wavelengths of light except for green
Electron Transport Chain
A series of proteins embedded in the thylakoid membrane
ATP
energy storing molecule
NADP
Electron carrier molecule
Stroma
Place where the glucose is made
Photolysis
Where two molecules of water are split to form oxygen, hydrogen ions, and electrons
Light independent Reaction
Part of photosynthesis that does not require sunlight and takes place in the stroma
Calvin Cycle
series of reactions during the light-independent phase of photosynthesis in which simple sugars are formed from CO2 using ATP