Light-Dependent Reactions in Photosynthesis

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This Demonstration shows the sequence of the light-dependent reactions in photosynthesis at the cellular level. The most significant process is the synthesis of ATP by a proton gradient enabled by an electron transport chain. Hover over objects for detailed descriptions.

Contributed by: Derek Fu and Minha Kim (February 2018)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



This was a project for Advanced Topics in Mathematics II, 2017–2018, Torrey Pines High School, San Diego, CA.


[1] "Light Dependent Reactions." BioNinja. (Feb 16, 2018)

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