Where does the absorption of the light energy takes place?

Asked by  | 30th Mar, 2008, 01:43: PM

Expert Answer:

Grana.

The grana consists of pigments like chlorophyll-a, chl-b, carotene and xanthophyll. Chlorophyll-a is the main pigment absorbing light. On receiving energy from all the pigments, chl-a gets excited and releases high energy electron utilized in the formation of ATP.

Answered by  | 30th Mar, 2008, 01:54: PM

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