Quizz10_Spr06 - Biochemistry 3020 Instructor: Dr. H.-J....

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Biochemistry 3020 Quiz 10 2006-April-6 Instructor: Dr. H.-J. Wieden 12:15 – 12:30 Name:_____________________ ID#:__________________ Page:1/2 1. Which of the following is (are) true about photorespiration? A) The process is a side reaction in which RuBP carboxylase oxygenates ribulose bisphosphate to form 2-phosphoglycolate and 3-phosphoglycerate. B) The reaction provides a mechanism to release energy if CO 2 is not available. C) The C 4 pathway minimizes the need for photorespiration. D) A and B E) A, B, and C 2. In the Calvin cycle, ______ is “fixed” to generate carbohydrate molecules.\ A) HCO 3 - B) CO 2 C) H 2 O D) O 2 E) CH 2 O 3. The compound that condenses with CO 2 in the first reaction of carbon dioxide assimilation is: A) 3-phosphoglycerate. B) ribose 1,5-bisphosphate. C) ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate. D) ribulose 5-phosphate. E) rubisco. 4. Which of these enzymes is not part of the Calvin cycle?
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