The Biology Project: Biochemistry

Photosynthesis Problem Set 1

Problem 6 Tutorial: Events during light reactions

What three events occur during the light reactions of photosynthesis?

Light reactions in photosynthesis

The equation below summarizes the events occurring during the light reactions of photosynthesis.

The three components of the light reactions are:

  1. Oxidation of water
  2. Reduction of NADP+
  3. Synthesis of ATP from ADP and Pi

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