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Carbon fixation

Carbon fixation

(Science: plant biology) The process by which photosynthetic organisms such as plants turn inorganic carbon (usually carbon dioxide) into organic compounds (us. Carbohydrates).


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Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)

... commercial greenhouses use propane burners to enrich the air with carbon dioxide. a) Comment on this practice in terms of photosynthesis. b) ... such a deadly effect on green plants. 27.Desert plants use CAM carbon fixation, in which carbon dioxide uptake occurs during the night. The carbon ...

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by Ninthprince
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:38 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)
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Views: 3678

Re: Transpiration Please help Me

... and close to allow gas exchange for photosynthesis to occur. It lets carbon dioxide into the plant and oxygen out of the plant. Carbon dioxide ... fact that RuBisCo (the enzyme responsible for the first step in carbon fixation) also fixes oxygen. The opening and closing of the stomata to regulate ...

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by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 2:34 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration Please help Me
Replies: 29
Views: 28224

is the CO2 produced by photorespiration...

... CO2 move randomly within a "container" such as a plant body, carbon dioxide molecules within some part of the plant may be trapped within the it for carbon fixation/photosynthesis or may leave the plant.

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by Chartreuse
Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:22 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: is the CO2 produced by photorespiration...
Replies: 2
Views: 2242

the Calvin cycle???help please

... and Francis K. Fong and their co-workers show that photosynthetic carbon fixation by the RuBP yields the 6-C intermediate, which splits into one molecule of PGA and ...

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by fkfong
Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:20 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: the Calvin cycle???help please
Replies: 15
Views: 18731

Re: the Calvin cycle???help please

... Calvin (1950), in which Bassham and Calvin proposed the photosynthetic carbon cycle, later known as the Calvin cycle. The second reference skips ... refuting Bassham and Calvin (1950), reported that photosynthetic carbon fixation occurs in a noncyclic path, directly in the light, via a reductive ...

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by fkfong
Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:11 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: the Calvin cycle???help please
Replies: 15
Views: 18731
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