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  • Photosynthesis is a process that occurs in plants, algae, and some bacteria. These photosynthetic organisms (called autotrophs)use the sun's energy to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into organic compounds, such as carbohydrates. An example of carbohydrates would be simple sugars such as glucose, mannose, or galactose.

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    • Borrell, Peter; Dixon, Denis T. "Electrode potential diagrams and their use in the Hill-Bendall or Z-scheme for photosynthesis." J. Chem. Educ. 1984, 61, 83.

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