# What is the chemical relationship between the light dependent and the light independent (carbon fixation) reactions of photosynthesis? In what part of the chloroplast does each occur?

Mar 18, 2017

#### Explanation:

During light dependent reaction which is occurring in thylakoid membranes of chloroplast light energy is used to split water in to proton and molecular oxygen O2

8 Photons of light + 2H 2 O + 2NADP + + 10${H}^{+}$stroma ---> O2 + 2NADH + 12${H}^{+}$lumen

3ADP3- +3Pi2- + 3${H}^{+}$ + 12H +lumen ---> 3ATP 4- + 3H2O + 12${H}^{+}$stroma