Excercise 13

  1. Photosynthesis
    a complex chemical process that converts energy (light) into chemical energy (sugar)

    6CO2 + 12H2O ---> C6H12O6 + 6H2O + 6O2
  2. 2 Reactions of Photosynthesis
    Photochemical "light" reactions

    Biochemical "dark" reactions
  3. Photochemical Reaction characteristics
    • -Fast
    • -Light-dependent
    • -Splits water
  4. Biochemical Reaction Characteristics
    • -slow
    • -Light-dependent
    • -converts carbon dioxide
  5. Pigment
    a substance that absorbs light
  6. Main pigment for photosynthesis
    Chlorophylls A and B
  7. Accessory Pigments
    • carotenes
    • xanthophylls
  8. Paper Chromatography
    a technique for seperating dissolved compounds
  9. Spectroscope
    and instrument that seperates whit lights into its component colors
  10. thylakoids
    -photosythetic membranes

    -located in the chloropast

    -stacked to form grana
  11. Chloroplast
    site of photosythesis

    contain thylakoids, grana, stroma, and lamellae
  12. Grana
    columns formed from thylakoids

    held in place lamellae
  13. lamellae
    holds grana in place
  14. stroma
    bathes interior of chloroplast

    contains enzymes
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Excercise 13
The vocab from bio lab excersise 13