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Cherry Abraham 1/22/18 Biology Chapter 7 Vocab Autotroph - organisms that produces its own food Producer - autotrophs who are able to create complex organic compounds from simple compounds Mesophyll - part of the plant where the chloroplast is found Stoma - openings on the underside of the leaf where CO2 comes in and oxygen goes out Stroma - the ook of the plant chloroplast Thylakoid - the membrane of the plant that is stacked and chlorophyll in it Granum - each stack of thylakoid is called granum Light Reaction - the process in which light energy is used to make ATP and NADPH,H+ Calvin Cycle - Where CO2 and RUBP are fixed into PGA, and the energy captured in the light reaction is added to the low energy PGA which turns it into G3P or PGAL. 5 of the 6 PGAL made are reused as RUBP and the 6th makes half a glucose. The cycle must happen twice for a full glucose to be made. Carbon Fixation - When the enzyme rubisco turns CO2 and RUBP into PGA Electromagnetic energy - energy that is taken from light
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