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What is photosynthesis

The way green plants make their own food such as glucose

1

What is the three things that can happen to light when it strikes the leaf

Absorption
Transmission
Reflection

2

Where are photosynthetic pigments found

In the grand of the chloroplasts

3

What colours does chlorophyll a absorb

Blue and red

4

Where does the light dependant stage happen?

Happens in the grana

5

What is light energy absorbed by?

Pigments

6

What forms when the hydrogen combines with the hydrogen acceptor NADP

NADPH

7

Where does the carbon fixation stage happen

The strong

8

What does the carbon fixation stage involve

An enzyme-controlled sequence of reactions

9

What does the carbon fixation stage require

ATP, which is produced in the light dependant stage

10

What else does the carbon fixation stage require

Hydrogen from NADPH

11

What is carbon dioxide accepted by

5-carbon RuBP

12

How many molecules of GP are produces

3-Carbon

13

When ATP and hydrogen are used to reduce GP what is produced

Carbohydrates to form glucose

14

What is GP used to regenerate?

RuBP