Biochemical Synthesis in Photosynthetic Systems

Plants use water and carbon dioxide from the air to synthesize glucose and other carbohydrates. The synthesis of organic compounds begins in the chloroplast with photosynthesis. The implementation of the electron transport system provides energy for organic synthesis in the form of ATP and the reduced coenzyme NADPH. Along with the carbon dioxide and water, this energy can be used in the Calvin Cycle to produce glucose.

Energy cycle in living things

Photosynthesis Concepts

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