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Photosynthesis

What fixes carbon in photosynthesis?

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February 15, 2010 5:53AM

The enzyme Rubisco, or Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase oxygenase in the C3 pathway. In the CAM and C4 pathways, PEP Carboxylase (Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase) fixes carbon instead.

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