How does photosynthesis work?

1 Answer
Jun 22, 2018

Through chemical reactions of course...


Photosynthesis is a complex series of reactions, mostly redox reactions, to produce #"ATP"# or the energy-carrying molecule throughout the plant. Usually however, we simplify the most important part of the equation, so that it simplifies into just:


Beyond that, there are mainly three steps. They are glycolysis, Krebs cycle, and the electron transport chain #("ETP")#.