How do chloroplasts and mitochondria work together?

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May 12, 2015

Chloroplasts and mitochondria do not knowingly work together. However, the glucose and oxygen produced by photosynthesis in the chloroplasts are required by the mitochondria in order to carry out aerobic cellular respiration. The carbon dioxide produced by aerobic cellular respiration in the mitochondra is required by plants for photosynthesis.