Unformatted text preview: CO 2 , thus raising the level of CO 2 and preventing photorespiration. The enzyme that fixes CO 2 in the mesophyll cells is PEP carboxylase (pepco). This process is called C 4 photosynthesis because the product of carbon fixation is a 4 carbon compound....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.
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