photophosphorylation


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photophosphorylation

[¦fōd·ō‚fä·sfə·rə′lā·shən]
(biochemistry)
Phosphorylation that is induced by light energy in photosynthesis.
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This reduction in ATP synthesis is due to decreased electron transport and photophosphorylation caused by the loss of membrane-associated reactions.
These are two basic reactions in photosynthesis: photolysis, or the so-called Hill reaction, and photophosphorylation.
Phototroph (Chapter 9)--An organism that generates its energy by photophosphorylation.
Effect of water stress on enzyme activity in wheat and relative wild species: Carboxylase activity, electron transport and photophosphorylation in isolated chloroplasts.