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Calvin cycle

[′kal·vən ‚sī·kəl]
(cell and molecular biology)
A metabolic process during photosynthesis that uses light indirectly to convert carbon dioxide to sugar in the stroma of chloroplasts. Also known as Calvin-Benson cycle; carbon fixation cycle.
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Dave Shaw and Andy Benson raise a glass with Myrddin Davies of Menter a Busnes and Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, Chair of the National Assembly's Environment and Sustainability Committee
Mark McGivern, Chris Lamont and Andy Benson have all been named in Harry Brokking's squad.
Factory worker Andy Benson, 32, Stockton: "He deserved the sack, but it wasn't just him that was to blame.
RAF Corporal Andy Benson, 33, has left behind capturing pictures of the Red Arrows to head for an operational tour of duty in southern Iraq.
SUPPORT: From left, Ab Flag, Royal Navy; Cpl Andy Benson, RAF; Jim Flanagan, RBL and David Curtis, Army sell Poppies on Liverpool's Church Street Picture: JAMES MALONEY
The GB men - with Scots Mark McGivern, Andy Benson and Chris Lamont in their ranks - face Belarus and Israel in their firstround group as the long road begins to the finals, which will be held in Italy in 2010.
The Commanding Officer of FISC Yokosuka, CAPT Andy Benson conceived the concept of "operationalization" and subsequently directed the establishment of a more "hands-on, in-touch" Operations Department closely aligned with the fleet and joint forces operating in the Western Pacific who depend on FISC Yokosuka for their logistics needs.
Chris Lamont (Stap Orion) and Mark McGivern (Omniworld) - both based in Holland - are joined by Andy Benson, part of the GB Sheffield-based squad.
Andy Benson, from Huyton, a corporal in the RAF, is the official photographer for the flying aces of the Arrows but is spending his time with the Basra-based Combat Camera Team.
Captain Andy Benson provides a perspective on the development and content of these three key statements on Page 2 of this issue of the Newsletter.
Martin Guest analyses the 4 Chancellor's good news for the city Robert Biddlecombe 7 looks at a golden opportunity Andy Benson sees how the retail 9 sector is standing up to the pressure Report from the latest Business 12 and Property Review forum Pubs are showing 16 tentative signs of recovery after the spate of closures Matt Bromley on the real 19 importance of health and safety Where now for business parks ask Charlie Toogood Much to look forward to, say partners at Johnson Fellows Gary Turley and the challenges after the public sector cuts Worcester's new pounds 60m library is a European first Adrian Aston on the need for encouraging development Louise Brooke-Smith on the housing supply imperative