noncyclic photophosphorylation


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noncyclic photophosphorylation

one of two main processes occurring in the light stage of PHOTOSYNTHESIS, involving chlorophyll photosystems 1 and II in the formation of ATP and reduced NADP. see LIGHT REACTIONS.
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