Unformatted text preview: systems are assemblies of proteins, chlorophyll, & accessory pigments
Two Photosystems (PSI and PSII) in thylakoids
Each Photosystem is associated with a chain of electron carriers 13 14 LightIndependent Reactions
Light NADPH and ATP from lightdependent reactions used to power glucose synthesis Light not directly necessary for lightindependent reactions if ATP & NADPH available Lightindependent reactions called the CalvinBenson Cycle 15 The CalvinBenson Cycle The CalvinBenson Cycle 6 CO2 used to synthesize 1 glucose (C6H12O6) Carbon dioxide is captured and linked to ribulose bisphosphate (RuBP) ATP and NADPH from light dependent reactions used to power reactions 16 17 18 Global Warming
Global warming / Climate Change is caused
by increasing atmospheric CO2 levels due
to the burning of fossil fuels.
Green plants can assist in minimizing the
affects of global warming because...
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