Photosynthesis is the process by which plants, some bacteria, and some protistans use the energy from sunlight to produce glucose from carbon dioxide and water. This glucose can be converted into pyruvate which releases adenosine triphosphate (ATP) by cellular respiration. Oxygen is also formed.
Anabolic processes are processes that build up compounds. As photosynthesis build up glucose hence it is an anabolic process.
An endergonic reaction requires or absorbs energy from its surroundings. Photosynthesis is an endergonic reaction. The energy required for photosynthesis comes from light hence endergonic.
Hence Photosynthesis is an example of Anabolism and endergonic reactions.
So, the correct answer is 'Both A and B'.
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In photosynthesis the light energy (from the sun) is converted to chemical energy which can be used to perform the activities of the organism. This is an example of ________________ reaction.
In photosynthesis, the light energy (from sun) is converted to chemical energy that can be later released to fuel the organism's activities. This is an example of ________________ reaction.
(a) What do you understand by exothermic and endothermic reactions ?
(b) Give one example of an exothermic reaction and one of an endothermic reaction.
(c) Which of the following are endothermic reactions and which are exothemic reactions ?
(i) Buring of natural gas (ii) Photosynthesis
(iii) Electrolysis of water (iv) Respitation
(v) Decomposition of calcium carbonate
Burning of coal and photosynthesis are examples of and reactions respectively.
The correct statement for an exergonic gaseous reaction A+B⟶3C will be: