primary charge separation

id: GO:0009766
name: primary charge separation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: In the photosynthetic reaction centers, primary charge separation is initiated by the excitation of a molecule followed by the transfer of an electron to an electron acceptor molecule following energy transfer from light harvesting complexes.

Child Functions

GO:0009770primary charge separation in photosystem I
GO:0009771primary charge separation in photosystem II

Parent Functions

GO:0022904respiratory electron transport chain