The Biology Project: Biochemistry

Photosynthesis Problem Set 1

Problem 10: Overall result of photosynthesis

An overall result of photosynthesis in plants is the use of electrons from water to reduce:
A glucose

B carbon dioxide

As suggested by the overall equation of photosynthesis, water is oxidized to oxygen, and the electrons from water are used in the conversion of carbon dioxide to carbohydrate.

C oxygen

D chlorophyll b


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