Class 11 Biology Photosynthesis In Higher Plants Splitting of water

Splitting of water

  • The process in which water is split into H+, [O] and electrons is called as splitting of water.
  • Splitting of water creates oxygen, one of the net products of photosynthesis.

2H20 à 4H+ + 02 + 4e-

  • The water splitting complex is associated with the PS II, which itself is physically located on the inner side of the membrane of the thylakoid.

 

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