In the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis, ATP is produced by chemiosmosis. Describe this process.

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    As high-energy electrons move from carrier to carrier in the electron transport system of the thylakoid membrane, some of the energy is captured to pump hydrogen ions across it.
    Chemiosmosis is the process by which water moves across a semipermeable membrane.
    When light strikes the chlorophyll molecules, water is moved via osmosis across the chloroplast membrane. When water moves back across the membrane, ATP is generated.

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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As high-energy electrons move from carrier to carrier in the electron transport system of the thylakoid membrane, some of the energy is captured to pump hydrogen ions across it.
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)



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