Page 2Where does photosynthesis take place

Chloroplasts and Chlorophyll(3.1) A chloroplast is a three membraned organelle, which only exists in eukaryotes (for bacteria, photosythesis takes place in the cytoplasm).

In terms of the gas taken in and the gas given out, photosynthesis is the opposite of respiration.

The granum (plural grana) is a stack of which contains the photosynthetic pigments; this is where the light dependent stage takes place:

the part of a plant in which photosnythesis takes place (4) 2