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Chloroplasts. Light micrograph of moss cells, showing chloroplasts, a type of cell organelle. Chloroplasts are the site of photosynthesis, the process that synthesises carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water using sunlight. The pigment responsible for photosynthesis, chlorophyll, gives moss its green colour.
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