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Tue May 08, 2012 By: Sanyukta Khetan

What is thylakoid stacks of the grana?

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Tue May 08, 2012

The stacks of thylakoids are called grana. The thylakoid membranes contain chlorophyll and other pigments to capture light energy. Grana is multiple stacks of thylakoids found in chloroplasts in the cell. The light reaction of photosynthesis takes place in the thylakoids stacked in grana.

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