Carbon - In the carbon-fixing reaction, an essential...

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Carbon-fixing reaction Glucose and other carbohydrates are synthesized in the carbon-fixing  reaction of photosynthesis, often called the  Calvin cycle  for Melvin  Calvin, who performed much of the biochemical research . This phase  of photosynthesis occurs in the stroma of the plant cell. 
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Unformatted text preview: In the carbon-fixing reaction, an essential material is carbon dioxide, which is obtained from the atmosphere. The carbon dioxide is attached to a five-carbon compound called ribulose diphosphate . Ribulose diphosphate carboxylase catalyzes this reaction....
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