Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 8 - Photosynthesis - Review Questions - Understand: 7



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Carbon fixation adds a carboxylic acid group to ribulose bisphosphate, leading quickly to two molecules of organic acid. b. describes the overall process of the light-independent reactions but not just carbon fixation, and c. describes a regulatory step which would affect fixation but is not fixation itself. d. is the reverse of carbon fixation.
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