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Calvin cycle

A light-independent, biochemical reaction that uses ATP and NADPH to fix the carbon in six CO2 molecules to form one glucose molecule.
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  • carbon fixation (photosynthesis)
  • Calvin-Benson cycle
  • dark reaction (photosynthesis)
  • light-independent reactions (photosynthesis)
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