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Biol 2107 Reading Guide Chapter 10 1. Describe the structure of a chloroplast, listing all membranes and  compartments. 2. Write a summary equation for photosynthesis. 3. In general terms, define  redox reactions  and explain their role in  photosynthesis. 4. Describe the two main stages of photosynthesis in general terms. 5. Describe the relationship between an  action spectrum  and an  absorption spectrum . Explain why the action spectrum for  photosynthesis differs from the absorption spectrum for  chlorophyll a 6. Explain how  carotenoids  protect the cell from damage by light. 7. List the wavelengths of light that are most effective for photosynthesis. 8. Explain what happens when a solution of chlorophyll a absorbs 
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Unformatted text preview: photons . Explain what happens when chlorophyll a in an intact chloroplast absorbs photons. 9. List the components of a photosystem and explain the function of each component. 10. Trace the movement of electrons in noncyclic electron flow . Trace the movement of electrons in cyclic electron flow . 11.Explain the functions of cyclic and noncyclic electron flow. 12. State the function of each of the three phases of the Calvin cycle . 13. Describe the role of ATP and NADPH in the Calvin cycle. 14.Describe two important photosynthetic adaptations that minimize photorespiration. 15.List the possible fates of photosynthetic products....
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