Through the use of oxygen isotope 18 (heavy oxygen), scientists have found that the oxygen released during photosynthesis comes from molecules of
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Ruben and Kamen traced the route of oxygen through photosynthesis using an isotope of oxygen. An alga was given heavy oxygen in the form of either water or carbon dioxide and it was found that the isotope given in H2O was invariably found in the resulting O2.
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Question 23 Oxygen liberated during photosynthesis comes from
(a) water (b) chlorophyll (c) carbon dioxide (d) glucose
The oxygen that is released during photosynthesis comes from
During photosynthesis, the oxygen in glucose comes from
(c) both CO2 and water
(d) oxygen via air
The oxygen that is released as O2 during photosynthesis came from _____________ molecules.
What is needed for photosynthesis in which carbon dioxide and water react in the presence of chlorophyll to produce glucose and oxygen?