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Unformatted text preview: li>er* U •  ** ltimately dependent on photoautotrophs!!!! •  Referred*to*as*Consumers) ) Photosynthesis(converts(light(energy(to(the(chemical(energy(of(food( ** The enzymes that regulate photosynthesis are found on membranes! Photosynthesis*may*have*originated*in*bacteria*that*contained*infolded*regions*of*the*plasma* membrane* * * These bacteria have invaginations…folds of membrane…thats how organelles may have originated? ENDOSYMBIOSIS THEORY. * Func4on*similarly*to*the*inner*membrane*of*chloroplast* Chloroplast' Stroma:**Dense*fluid*of*the*chloroplast* Inner'and'Outer' Membrane' Granum' Thylakoid:'system*of*interconnected*sacs* Thylakoid'Space:**space*between*sacs* Leaves(are(the(major(site(of(photosynthesis( Mesophyll*is*4ssue*in*the* interior*of*a*leaf* Delivers*water*and* minerals*from*soil* (veins) Releases oxygen Contains*~30*to*40* chloroplasts* Color*of*leaf*comes*from*green*pigment*Z*chlorophyll* located*in*the*thylakoid*membrane*found*in*chloroplast* Summary(equaBon(for(photosynthesis:) 6CO2'+'12H2O'+'light'energy''''''''''''''''''''C6H12O6'+'6O2'+'6H2O' •  Glucose*is*used*to*simplify*the*rela4onship*between*photosynthesis*and*respira4on* •  **However, the direct p...
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