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Term:
photosynthetic electron transport chain (GO:0009767)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
negative regulation of photosynthesis, light reaction +  
photosynthesis, light harvesting +  
photosynthetic electron transport chain +  
A process, occurring as part of photosynthesis, in which light provides the energy for a series of electron carriers to operate together to transfer electrons and generate a transmembrane electrochemical gradient.
photosynthetic NADP+ reduction 
photosynthetic phosphorylation +  
photosystem I assembly 
photosystem II assembly +  
primary charge separation +  
regulation of photosynthesis, light reaction +  
respiratory electron transport chain +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: electron carrier, chlorophyll electron transport system
Narrow Synonyms: photosynthetic electron transport in cytochrome b6/f ;   photosynthetic electron transport in plastocyanin ;   photosynthetic electron transport in plastoquinone
Alternate IDs: GO:0009774 ;   GO:0009775 ;   GO:0009776
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_electron_transport, ISBN:0198547684

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