capturing light energy to make sugars in photosynthesis
breaking down fuel molecules and capturing energy in cellular respiration
The chloroplast's job is to carry out a process called photosynthesis
light energy is collected and used to build sugars from carbon dioxide
membrane discs known as thylakoids,
chlorophyll, a pigment that gives plants their green color
space inside a disc
lumen, while the fluid surrounding the thylakoids is called the stroma.
make a steady supply of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)
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