Chloroplast - Each stack is a granum (the plural form is...

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Chloroplast The organelle in which photosynthesis occurs (in the leaves and  green stems of plants) is called the  chloroplast Chloroplasts   are   relatively   large   organelles,   containing   a   watery,  protein-rich fluid called  stroma The stroma contains many small structures composed of membranes  that resemble stacks of coins.
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Unformatted text preview: Each stack is a granum (the plural form is grana ). Each membrane in the stack is a thylakoid . Within the thylakoid membranes (or thylakoids ) of the granum, many of the reactions of photosynthesis take place. The thylakoids are somewhat similar to the cristae of mitochondria....
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