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LIGHT-DEPENDENT REACTIONS OF PHOTOSYNTHESISLight-dependent reactions of photosynthesis are photosynthetic processes with thepurpose of converting light energy into chemical energy (Molnar & Gair, 2019) which is used inthe support of the light-independent reactions to fuel the assembly of sugar molecules("TheLight-Dependent Reactions of Photosynthesis | Boundless Biology", 2019). Light energy isconverted into chemical energy in a multiprotein complex which consists of pigment moleculesand proteins ("The Light-Dependent Reactions of Photosynthesis | Boundless Biology", 2019),called a photosystem. The thylakoid membranes host the photosystems.There are two types of photosystems("8.2 The Light-dependent Reaction ofPhotosynthesis | Texas Gateway", 2019) in the thylakoid membrane namely: photosystem I (PSI)and photosystem II (PSII). The two photosystems have the same basic structure and only differbased on what they oxidize and what they reduce. Antenna proteins to which the chlorophyll

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