Autotrophic Nutrition

  1. What is an autotroph
    an organism that manufactures its own organic molecules from inorganic molecules
  2. What are the two types of synthesis for an autotroph?
    • photosynthesis
    • chemosynthesis
  3. Where does the calvin cycle occur?
    in the stroma of a chloroplast
  4. In the calvin cycle, what does CO2 bind to?
    RBP (ribulose bisphosphate)
  5. RBP bound with CO2 splits into what?
    PGA
  6. PGA reacts with what to make what?
    phosphorylated and reduced by ATP and NADPH to form PGAL
  7. what is the result of the Calvin cycle?
    glucose and 6 RBP
Author
thinkrussia
ID
144657
Card Set
Autotrophic Nutrition
Description
Biology DAT 9
Updated