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What does the chloroplasts store?

The chloroplasts store chlorophyll

What organelle uses carbon dioxide and sunlight to synthesize and store energy?


What do chlorplasts do?

Chloroplasts are specialized organelles in plant cells that are responsible for conducting photosynthesis. Chloroplasts capture the energy from sunlight and store it in plant cells.

Which organelles use light energy to produce sugar?

Chloroplasts in plants, they convert light energy and store it as sugar (sucrose).

What are the two main functions of chloroplasts?

To produce food during photosynthesis, and to store food energy.

What term is used when chloroplasts are moving in a cell?

The movement of chloroplasts in a cell in order to store solar energy received from sun in cells is termed as Calvin Cycle.

What little power houses store energy inside both plant and animal cells for later use?

Mitochondrions store power in animal cells for later use. However, plants have chloroplasts to store energy.

How are leaves adapted to their function?

Leaves are adapted to their function (photosynthesis) by having chloroplasts in them to store the energy (sunlight) in.

Plants store energy in the form of?

Plants produce energy in chloroplasts by combining carbon dioxide and water with solar energy. This process of photosynthesis creates glucose.

What are the roles of chloroplasts and chlorophyll in photosynthesis?

The role of chlorophyll in photosynthesis is the absorption of light allowing the plant to obtain energy from the light. Chloroplasts are the organelles in the plant that store the chlorophyll.

Do chloroplasts save energy?

Chloroplasts, in the leaf's pallisade cells, do in fact store light energy. They absorb red and blue light energy to power photosynthesis, and reflect green light,which is why they appear green. [By Fifth form advanced Science student] =)

What type of energy is produced by the chloroplasts?

Chloroplasts do not produce energy.They convert light energy into chemical energy.

What pigment traps the energy of chloroplasts?

It is the green chlorophyll in the chloroplasts that traps the energy from the sun.

Are Chloroplasts the energy producing parts animal cells?

No, chloroplasts are the energy producing part of plants.

What do chloroplasts convert sunlight into?

Chloroplasts convert sunlight into potential energy. The energy is then converted into the chemical energy in the glucose molecules.

Do animal cells have chloroplasts?

No, chloroplasts are components of only plants cells and algae. The energy of respiration in animal cells and fungi are is provided by the the activity of the mitochondria. Plant cells use chloroplasts to trap and store the energy of sunlight in their chlorophylls, which will help in the synthesis of organic molecules and the release of oxygen in the process as a by-product.

How do chloroplasts store energy for ATP?

the chlorplast is an organelle found in a plant cell that takes the ATP energy and turns it in to sugars for the plant, also known as photosynthesis

Benefits of chloroplasts to the whole cell?

give the cell a green color / pigment store energy from the sun and produce food

What is the cellular organelle in which photosynthesis takes place?

The chloroplasts are responsible for photosynthesis. They can be found in plant cells but also other eukaryotic cells. Chloroplasts capture light energy and store it in the form of ATP.

What does chloroplasts do in your body?

Absolutely nothing. Chloroplasts are only found in plant cells and collect and store energy and nutrients for the cell. They also have something called chlorophyll in them witch turns the plant green.

What organelles capture energy?

chloroplasts. Chloroplasts capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food for the cell.

Chloroplasts are energy organelles found in-?

Chloroplasts are energy-converting organelles found in green plant cells.

Does photosynthesis need chloroplasts?

Yes. Chloroplasts are the organelles where the light reactions take place. The light reactions harvest the energy from the sun's rays, store that energy in energetic molecules (NADPH and ATP) which are then used in the Calvin cycle to drive the synthesis of organic molecules from CO2. The Calvin cycle does not take place inside the chloroplasts.

Energy is collected from the plant by chloroplasts?

Chloroplasts convert energy from the sun into energy for fuel. The energy is used during cellular respiration during the process of photosynthesis.

Does chloroplasts store food and waste?


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