PhotosynthesisStudyGuide

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Lecture 7B- Photosynthesis - Learning Objectives 1. Write a summary equation for photosynthesis. 2. Explain van Niel's hypothesis and describe how it contributed to our current understanding of photosynthesis. Explain the evidence that supported his hypothesis. 3. Describe the two main stages of photosynthesis in general terms. 4. Explain what happens when chlorophyll a in an intact chloroplast absorbs photons. 5. List the components of a photosystem and explain the function of each component. 6. Trace the movement of electrons in noncyclic electron flow. Trace the movement of electrons in cyclic electron flow. 7. Explain the functions of cyclic and noncyclic electron flow.
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Unformatted text preview: 8. Describe the similarities and differences in chemiosmosis between oxidative phosphorylation in mitochondria and photophosphorylation in chloroplasts. 9. Describe the role of ATP and NADPH in the Calvin cycle. Word List absorption spectrum Calvin cycle carbon fixation chlorophyll cyclic electron flow glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate (G3P) light reactions light-harvesting complex NADP + noncyclic electron flow photophosphorylation photosynthesis photosystem photosystem I (PS I) photosystem II (PS II) primary electron acceptor reaction center stroma thylakoid wavelength...
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2009 for the course BILD 1 taught by Professor Boulanger during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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