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Activity Discussion Environment Photosynthesis Reply To: Photosynthesis

  • Kunal

    June 8, 2024 at 2:10 pm
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    Photosynthesis primarily takes place in the chloroplasts of plant cells, particularly in the structures called thylakoids within the chloroplasts. The chloroplasts are specialized organelles found in the cells of plants, algae, and some other photosynthetic organisms.

    The key steps of photosynthesis occur in the thylakoid membranes inside the chloroplasts. This is where the light-dependent reactions happen, with chlorophyll and other pigments absorbing sunlight. The light energy is then used to power the conversion of carbon dioxide and water into glucose, which is the primary energy source for the plant.

    So in summary, the chloroplasts, and specifically the thylakoid structures within them, are the main sites where photosynthesis occurs in plant cells.

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