Details of Photosynthesis in Plants

Details of Photosynthesis in Plants - fundamentals apply as...

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Details of Photosynthesis in Plants Photosynthesis is a complex of interactions taking place at special times and sites and with special  materials, but relying upon many standard metabolic procedures used elsewhere in plants and other  organisms. All of the reactions are catalyzed (promoted) by specific enzymes. The description of photosynthesis here refers to structures and actions in plants, but the 
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Unformatted text preview: fundamentals apply as well to algae and to some aspects of procaryote (cyanobacterial) photosynthesis. Most of the reactions occur simultaneously in nanoseconds (10 9 ) or less in various parts of the chloroplasts, but understanding the process is easier if it's separated into sequential steps. The overall process is shown in Figure 1 . Figure 1...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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