carbon fixation

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carbon fixation

[′kär·bən fik¦sā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
During photosynthesis, the process by which plants convert carbon dioxide from the air into organic molecules.
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2] is an important source for carbon assimilation in both the light and the dark.
This seeming disconnection of the light reactions and carbon reduction reactions is because carbon assimilation is utilizing endogenous [CO.
In the lacustrine habitat, the CAM pathway contributes about 50% of the total annual carbon gain, largely through the extension of the carbon assimilation period (Boston & Adams, 1986).
Carbon assimilation pattern in the submerged leaves of the aquatic angiosperm: Vallisneria spiralis L.
Carbon assimilation characteristics of the aquatic CAM plant Isoetes howellii.
The effect of different growth conditions on dark and light carbon assimilation in Littorella uniflora.
Photosynthetic carbon assimilation by Crassula helmsii.