what are the functions of grana and matrix or stroma??

Asked by  | 1st Jun, 2009, 09:44: AM

Expert Answer:

The grana of chloroplast consists of pigment system made up of chlorophyll-a, chlorophyll-b, carotine and xanthophyll while the stroma contains relevant enzymes required for photosynthesis as well as DNA, RNA and cytochrome system.

The light reactions of photosynthesis take place in the grana of chloroplast whereas the dark reactions take place in the stroma.

Answered by  | 1st Jun, 2009, 12:25: PM

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