Photosynthesis does not produce glucose. The end product of photosynthesis is G3P, which can then be converted into glucose (for short term energy storage), starch (for long term energy storage), and cellulose (for structure).
Likewise, people ask, what is produced by the light reactions of photosynthesis?
The Light Reactions of Photosynthesis. Light is absorbed and the energy is used to drive electrons from water to generate NADPH and to drive protons across a membrane. These protons return through ATP synthase to make ATP.
What are the reactants and products of the light reaction?
Chapter 6: Photosynthesis
|Light-dependent Reaction||Light-independent Reaction|
|2. Products are ATP, NADPH, and oxygen; and the reactant is water.||2. The products is glucose, and reactants are ATP, NADPH, and CO2.|
|3. This reaction occurs in thylakoid membranes.||3. This reaction occurs in stroma.|
Who discovered light reaction of photosynthesis?
By studying purple sulfur bacteria and green bacteria he was the first to demonstrate that photosynthesis is a light-dependent redox reaction, in which hydrogen reduces carbon dioxide. Robert Emerson discovered two light reactions by testing plant productivity using different wavelengths of light.