First stable product of dark reaction in C3 plants is

First Stable Product Of Dark Reaction In C Plants Is Biology Question

First stable product of dark reaction in C₃ plants is


(a) PEP
(b) RuBP
(c) PGA
(d) OAA

Correct Answer:



In C₃ plants, the carbon dioxide combines with ribulose 1, 5-diphosphate (RuDP) (now called RuBP – Ribulose – 1,5-bisphosphate) and gives rise to a 3-C compound, phosphoglyceric acid. It is first stable product of C₃ cycle. The process can be called as Calvin cycle.

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Topics: Photosynthesis in Higher Plants (153)
Subject: Biology (4113)

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