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Unformatted text preview: Bio 1510 Basic Life Mechanisms Bio 1510 Basic Life Mechanisms Fall 2008 Fall 2008 Dr. Rasheeda Zafar Chapter # 8 Photosynthesis Photosynthesis 1 2 Photosynthesis Photosynthesis Energy for all Life on earth ultimately comes Energy for all Life on earth ultimately comes from Photosynthesis from Photosynthesis 2 2 6 12 6 2 2 Photosynthesis Photosynthesis 3 Two types Two types Light dependent reactions Light dependent reactions Capture energy from sunlight Make ATP + 4 5 6 7 Photosynthesis Overview Photosynthesis Overview 8 Takes place in Chloroplasts Chloroplasts Thylakoid Thylakoid membrane Internal membrane arranged in flattened sacs Contain chlorophyll chlorophyll and other pigments Grana Grana Stacks of thylakoid membranes Stroma Stroma Semiliquid substance surrounding thylakoid membranes Chloroplasts Chloroplasts 9 Chloroplasts have two membranes, inner and outer Contain closed compartments of stacked membranes called Grana Grana Chloroplasts can have 100s of grana Each granum may contain from a few a dozen disk shaped structures called Thylakoids Thylakoids Surface of thylakoids contain the light capturing pigments light capturing pigments Thylakoids surrounded by Stroma Stroma Enzymes Enzymes needed to synthesize glucose during photosynthesis are found in stroma In photosynthesis chloroplasts act as photoelectric device photoelectric device They absorb sunlight and transfer the excited electrons to an electron carrier Discovery of Photosynthesis Discovery of Photosynthesis 10 Many scientists have contributed to our understanding of how photosynthesis works Jan Baptista van Helmont (1580-1644)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2008 for the course BIO 1500 taught by Professor Pandolfi during the Spring '08 term at Wayne State University.

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Bio 1510 - 8-F revision - Bio 1510 Basic Life Mechanisms...

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