Calvin Cycle

The process in photosynthesis involving light-independent reactions is known as the calvin cycle. The calvin cycle is a process that takes in CO2, or carbon dioxide, and transforms it into sugar. This process takes place in the stroma of chloroplasts inside the plant’s leaves. It is a multi step process that involves these major steps; Rubisco attaches carbon to RuBP, NADPH and ATP convert 3-PGA to G3P, and 5 G3P and 3 ATP regenerate 3 RuBP. The final products then combine to make glucose, or a reused in the calvin cycle. Like all plants, the plant below partakes in the calvin cycle as a photosynthetic process. 



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