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Photosynthesis in Cyanobacteria

Photosynthesis, in general, is accompained by the release of oxygen. Prokaryotes are exception to it as a typical bacterial photosynthesis is anoxygenic (oxygen is not released). However, cyanobacteria is an exception to the bacterial photosynthesis as it is oxygenic.

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Source of oxygen in photosynthesis is photolysis of water. Photolysis is associated with PSII. ...

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Bacterial photosynthesis except cyanobacteria is anoxygenic. Oxygenic photosynthesis is linked to PSII which is absent in a typical bacteria.