IntroBio-06- Photosynthesis

IntroBio-06- Photosynthesis - Photosynthesis 1 Light •...

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Unformatted text preview: Photosynthesis 1 Light • Light consists of units of energy called photons • Photons have different amounts of energy (different wavelengths) 2 Electromagnetic spectrum 3 Pigments • Molecules that absorb certain wavelengths of light and reflect others 4 • The color of the pigment comes from the wavelengths of light that is reflected • Color you see are the wavelengths NOT absorbed 5 Plants absorb specific wavelengths of light 6 Chlorophyll • Green pigment • Located in the chloroplast • Chlorophyll a- directly involved in the light reactions of photosynthesis • Chlorophyll b- accessory pigment 7 Chlorophyll absorption spectrum 8 • Absorb red-orange and blue-violet • Reflect green 9 Carotenoids • Accessory pigments • Red, orange, and yellow colors of plant leaves, fruits, and flowers 10 11 Chloroplasts • Site of photosynthesis in green plants • Thylakoids – contain chlorophyll • Stacked in columns called grana • Surrounded by a gel-like matrix called stroma 12 Site of photosynthesis 13 14...
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