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light reaction

n.
Any of the chemical reactions that take place as part of the first stage of photosynthesis and require the presence of light, by which energy captured from light is converted to chemical energy in the form of ATP.

light reaction

n
(Botany) botany the stage of photosynthesis during which light energy is absorbed by chlorophyll and transformed into chemical energy stored in ATP. Compare dark reaction
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Noun1.light reaction - the first stage of photosynthesis during which energy from light is used for the production of ATP
photochemical reaction - a chemical reaction produced by the action of light
photosynthesis - synthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants)
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Richard Jhon Quijano, assigned to the Light Reaction Company, Light Reaction Regiment, Special Operations Command; retired Army S/SgtJamaelMindlano; Police Officer 3 Alexander Roy Rafer, assigned at the Police Community Precinct 6; and Federico Alacala, 54, company driver.
Reynold Pallado and his colleagues from the Army's Light Reaction Regiment were inching their way into an enemy-held area in Marawi City in July when a bomb went off.
Alongside the free tennis coaching, David Lloyd Clubs also provided 100 free family day passes - while to bring the theme of responsiveness to life a Batak light reaction machine was made available.
As general, Cimatu played a key role in forming the crack anti-terror unit, the Light Reaction Company in the Philippine Army.
A technology that produces oxygen and energy by artificially combining sunlight, water, and CO2, consisting of a light reaction that uses sunlight and a dark reaction that does not.
He discovered a new type of solar cell based on dye sensitized nanocrystalline oxide films which successfully mimic the light reaction occurring in green leafs and algae during natural photosynthesis.
In this case, direct and indirect light reaction is absent.
By using New-Test equipment, simple sound-light and multiple-choice light reaction time was measured with sensitivity of 1/1000 [14].
The most important molecule is water which splits into its basic components - hydrogen and oxygen - evolving electrons for the smooth running of electron transport chain which is the basic part of light reaction of photosynthesis.
The backup of this process sends the light reaction into its ground state discharge of the electrons.
If the light reaction seems a little weak, the practitioner must check whether the pupils constrict better to a near reflex than to light.
AR, photosensitive eczema, chronic photosensitive dermatitis, and persistent light reaction are different variants of the same dis-ease, known as chronic actinic dermatitis, defined on the basis of the following criteria: 1) dermatitis of photo-exposed areas; 2) eczema-matched histological appearance (or with lymphoma-like changes); and 3) reduction of MED for UVB (mJ/c[m.