23_Photosynthesis_B

23_Photosynthesis_B - 0B X X X X X X I I I I I I I I I . ....

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Unformatted text preview: 0B X X X X X X I I I I I I I I I . . . P P P h h h o o o t t t o o o s s s y y y n n n t t t h h h e e e s s s i i i s s s : : : D D D a a a r r r k k k R R R e e e a a a c c c t t t i i o o o n n n s s s--- C C C a a a r r r b b b o o o n n n F F F i i i x x x a a a t t t i i i o o o n n n Whereas the previous reaction of photosynthesis required light, carbon fixation uses reduced coenzyme NADPH and can proceed in the dark. 1B C C C 3 3 3 c c c y y y c c c l l l e e e ( ( ( C C C a a a l l l v v v i i i n n n--- B B B e e e n n n s s s o o o n n n ) ) ) The C3 cycle, also known as Calvin cycle, takes place in the stroma of the chloroplast. The cycle fixes (reduces) carbon dioxide and makes glucose. Pathway: 5B S S S t t t a a a g g g e e e 1 1 1 : : : C C C a a a r r r b b b o o o n n n f f f i i i x x x a a a t t t i i i o o o n n n Ribulose bisphosphate (RuBP) 3-Phosphoglycerate Short-lived intermediate Phase 1: Carbon fixation (Entering one at a time) Rubisco Input CO 2 P 3 6 3 3 P P P P 6B S S S t t t a a a g g g e e e 2 2 2 : : : R R R e e e d d d u u u c c c t t t i i i o o o n n n Ribulose bisphosphate (RuBP) 3-Phosphoglycerate Short-lived intermediate Phase 1: Carbon fixation (Entering one at a time)...
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