391012-Biology-Chapter-Six-Vocabulary - Name Date Class...

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Name Date Class 1 of 3 GLOSSARY A accessory pigment a pigment that absorbs light energy and transfers energy to chlorophyll a in photosynthesis (113) adenosine diphosphate (ADP) a substance involved in energy metabolism formed by the breakdown of adenosine triphosphate (116) ATP synthase an enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of ATP from ADP and phosphate (116) B biochemical pathway a series of chemical reactions in which the product of one reaction is consumed in the next reaction (111) C Calvin cycle a biochemical pathway of photosynthesis in which CO 2 is converted into carbohydrate (117) CAM crassulacean acid metabolism; a biochemical pathway in certain plants in which CO 2 is incorporated into organic acids at night and released for fixation in the Calvin cycle during the day (119) carbon fixation the incorporation of carbon dioxide into organic compounds (117) carotenoid a light-absorbing compound that functions as an accessory pigment in photosynthesis (113) chemiosmosis a process in chloroplasts and mitochondria in which the
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