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Reaction centre

reaction centre
(Science: plant biology) The site in the chloroplast that receives the energy trapped by chlorophyll and accessory pigments and initiates the electron transfer process.
A photosynthetic complex containing chlorophyll (or bacteriochlorophyll) and other components, within which occurs the initial electron transfer reactions of photophosphorylation.


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