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N5 Unit 3 LE3
Photosynthesis
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Biology
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01/17/2018

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Carbon dioxide and water
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two raw materials of photosynthesis
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Light energy & chlorophyll
Definition
two essential requirements of photosynthesis
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Glucose and oxygen
Definition
two products of photosynthesis
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Light
Definition
form of energy required to synthesise ATP in photosynthesis
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Chlorophyll
Definition
green pigment that raps light energy from the sun
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Chloroplast
Definition
leaf organelle which is the site of photosynthesis
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Enzymes
Definition
controls the series of photosynthesis reactions
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Chemical
Definition
type of energy stored in ATP
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Light reactions
Definition
first stage of photosynthesis during which water is split
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ATP
Definition
energy rich molecule synthesised during the light reaction
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Oxygen
Definition
by-product of water splitting, diffuses out of the leaf
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Hydrogen
Definition
produced by water splitting in the light reactions passed onto carbon fixation stage
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Carbon fixation
Definition
second stage of photosynthesis where glucose is synthesised
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Hydrogen & ATP
Definition
Two chemicals made in light reactions, needed in carbon fixation
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Glucose
Definition
product of photosynthesis that can be used in respiration or converted to other molecules
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Chemical
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type of energy in glucose
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starch
Definition
storage carbohydrate made from glucose
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Cellulose
Definition
structural carbohydrate made from glucose and used to make plant cell walls
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Limiting factor
Definition
the shortage of an essential input that reduces the rate of photosynthesis
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Light intensity
Definition
limiting factor on a cloudy day
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Temperature
Definition
limiting factor on a sunny day in winter
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Carbon dioxide concentration
Definition
raw material limiting factor
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