What is Kranz anatomy? from Biology Photosynthesis in Higher Plants Class 11 Assam Board
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What is Kranz anatomy?


Kranz anatomy is the special arrangement of the cells found in the C4 plants.

The characteristics of Kranz anatomy are:

The bundle sheath cells form several layers around the vascular bundles. The chloroplasts of bundle sheath cells are large and more in number, they have thick walls and no intercellular spaces. Mesophyll cells are undifferentiated and arranged in concentric layers around the vascular bundles.

 

 

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Where CO2 assimilation occurs in CPlants ?

In bundle sheath cells.
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Why Rubisco is not affected by O2 in C4 plants ?

O2 is formed in mesophyll cells while Rubisco is present in bundle sheath cells. Therefore Rubisco does not come in contact with O2 and is thus not affected by it.
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 What is stroma ?

Stroma is matrix or the cytoplasm of chloroplast where dark reaction of photosynthesis takes place.
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Name the first stable compound formed in C3 cycle.

3-phosphoglyceric acid (PGA)
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What are grana ?

Grana are the stacks of thylakoids embedded in the stroma of a chloroplast. They are the sites of light reaction of photosynthesis.
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