High School / Environmental Science

Plant Pigments and Photosynthesis

In this lab, students will separate plant pigments from a sample using paper chromatography and measure the light reactions of photosynthesis using a colorimetric substitute for NADPH.

Source: Agricultural Science Lab Manual

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