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Where does photosynthesis occur?


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2017-05-03 17:20:02
2017-05-03 17:20:02

Photosynthesis occurs in the chloroplasts (which contains the pigment chlorophyll) of the cells of green plants, and in one-celled autotrophs.

More specifically, the chloroplasts contain stacks of disk-shaped thylakoids, within which the light-dependent reactions occur.

The chemical equation is

carbon dioxide + water-> sunlight = oxygen + glucose

6CO2 + 6H2O + light → C6H12O6+ 6O2

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