Unformatted text preview: Two of the 12 molecules of G3P are converted into one Glucose molecule. 2 ± ± ± ± Note: Glucose-6-phosphate often diverts to other carbohydrate synthesis pathways, notably the synthesis of starch, cellulose and sucrose. Little glucose accumulates in plants. G3P can also be converted to starch in the chloroplasts for short-term storage prior to translocation of carbohydrate to permanent storage parts of plants. Sucrose is the carbohydrate most commonly translocated....
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- Photosynthesis, glucose molecule, phosphoglyceric acid, (Phosphoglyceric Acid)