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Search Results for: photosystem i

Photosystem II

Definition noun The photosystem that absorbs light for use to drive the oxidation of water and the reduction of... Read More

Photosystem I

Definition noun The photosystem that makes use of light to transfer electron particualrly from plastocyanin to ferredoxin,... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Photosystem

Definition noun, plural: photosystems A multisubunit complex found mainly in the thylakoid membranes of plants and algae,... Read More

Accessory pigment

Definition noun, plural: accessory pigments A non-chlorophyll pigment inside the chloroplast of photosynthetic organisms,... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Definition noun The series of biochemical reactions in photosynthesis that require light energy that is captured by... Read More

photobiology

Photobiology Definition Photobiology, the biology of light, is a subdiscipline in biology. It focuses on the effects of... Read More

Light reactions

Definition noun The series of biochemical reactions in photosynthesis that require light energy that is captured by... Read More

P700

Definition noun The reaction center chlorophyll (or the primary electron donor) of photosystem I that is most reactive and... Read More

P680

Definition noun The reaction center chlorophyll (or the primary electron donor) of photosystem II that is most reactive and... Read More

Chloroplast DNA

Definition noun plural: chloroplast DNAs DNA in the chloroplast that carries the code for proteins and RNAs essential to... Read More

Lysosome

Lysosome Definition noun plural: lysosomes ly·so·some, ˈlaɪsəˌsoʊm (cell biology) Organelle containing a large... Read More

Plastoquinone

plastoquinone (Science: plant biology) A quinone present in chloroplasts, forming part of the photosynthetic electron... Read More

Ribosome

Definition noun plural: ribosomes ri·bo·some, ˈɹaɪbəˌsəʊm (cell biology) A minute, sphere-shaped particle... Read More

Golgi apparatus

Definition noun Gol·gi ap·pa·rat·us, ˈgɔl dʒi ˌæpəˈreɪtəs (cell biology) An organelle that is comprised of... Read More

Gross photosynthesis

Definition noun (1) The oxygen production rate of photosystem II. (2) The total amount of carbohydrates produced from... Read More

Hill reaction

Hill reaction (Science: plant biology) reaction, first demonstrated by robert hill in 1939, in which illuminated... Read More

Organelle

An organelle refers to any of the various cellular structures that perform a distinctive function inside a cell. The cell is... Read More

Endoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: endoplasmic reticula (cell biology) A membrane-bound organelle that occurs as labyrinthine,... Read More

Light energy

Definition noun A form of energy consisting of particle-like photons with wavelike properties, and in which affects the... Read More