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Bio 1 Q 11 - When Co2 is added to RuBP it energizes the...

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Section 1 Exam Question 11 During the second stage of photosynthesis plants extract the Co2 from the solar radiation and bring together RuBP (sugar) called the Calvin cycle. The Calvin cycle is three molecules of Co2 combine with three molecules of RuBP and result in generally six carbon molecules. Rubisco is the protein that brings Co2 and RuBP together, and is inessential in the photosynthesis process.
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Unformatted text preview: When Co2 is added to RuBP it energizes the sugars and results in food for plants life. The importance of Rubisco, it is needed to combine the two different types of molecules together that make food for plants. Without Rubisco the photosynthesis process could not be completed and plants would die. If this were to happen there would be no oxygen and that cause further problems....
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