What is the organelle where photosynthesis takes place?


What is the organelle where photosynthesis takes place?


This is the process whereby the energy from light, water, and carbon dioxide is used to produce sugars (food source) and oxygen as a byproduct. Plants that undergo photosynthesis are called autotrophs, which means that they do not need to ingest exogenous carbon sources to survive.

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Photosynthesis occurs within the chloroplasts.

More specifically, a photon will excite a pigment molecule that lies on the thylakoid membrane...

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Chloroplast Structure: Chlorophyll, Stroma, Thylakoid, and Grana


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Learn about chloroplast structure and some of the important components of chloroplasts including chlorophyll, thylakoids, grana, and stoma.

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