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The Mighty One -Chloroplast. Maxwell Lson Period 1. Location of Chloroplast. Found only in cells where photosynthesis takes place , e.g. leaf cells in plants. Importance of Chloroplast.

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The mighty one chloroplast

The Mighty One -Chloroplast

Maxwell Lson

Period 1


Location of chloroplast
Location of Chloroplast

  • Found only in cells where photosynthesis

    takes place, e.g. leaf cells in plants.


Importance of chloroplast
Importance of Chloroplast

  • Site of photosynthesis.

  • Produces organic compounds, i.e. carbon compounds.

  • Organic compounds has chemical energy in bonds from solar energy.


Structure of chloroplast
Structure of Chloroplast

  • Double membraneorganelle

  • Outer membrane smooth

  • Inner membraneforms stacks of connected

    sacs called thylakoids.

  • Thylakoid stack is called the granun

    (grana-plural)

  • Gel-like material around grana called stroma


Reference
Reference

  • http://www.biology4kids.com/files/cell_chloroplast.html

  • http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQQlarUOz-4

  • Miller & Levine, (2007). Biology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.


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