Why is carbon dioxide a key molecule in the light-independent reactions of photosynthesis?

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    Carbon dioxide, together with water, is the raw material for the synthesis of sugars, which are the key products of the light-independent reactions.
    Carbon dioxide is the major product of the light-independent reactions of photosynthesis.
    Carbon dioxide provides electrons to replace those lost by chlorophyll during the light-dependent reactions.
    Carbon dioxide inhibits the light-independent reactions of photosynthesis.

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Carbon dioxide, together with water, is the raw material for the synthesis of sugars, which are the key products of the light-independent reactions.
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)



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