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Stacking Thylakoids

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Which of the following BEST explains why thylakoids are arranged into stacks referred to as grana inside of chloroplasts?

A

When stacked, thylakoids are better able to exchange raw materials with each other necessary for the production of ATP and NADPH production.

B

When stacked, photons of light that pass through on thylakoid are likely to be captured by another thylakoid before escaping the bottom of a chloroplast.

C

When stacked, thylakoids are better protected from the harmful free radicals produced when water is split during the light reactions of photosynthesis.

D

When stacked, each thylakoid is able to increase their total surface area which allows more electron transport chains to be embedded into each thylakoid membrane.