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    Photosynthesis Mitochondria in Plants

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    If photosystem II produces ATP, why do plants need mitochondria? How is ATP generated by the light reactions used?

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    Photophosphorylation is the light dependent synthesis of ATP and occurs in the chloroplast. This is a very important chemiosmotic process in a plant cell because a continuous supply of ATP is necessary for a variety of metabolic activities taking place in the ...

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    The expert examines photosynthesis in plants. Why plants need mitochondria are discussed.

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