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Term:CAM photosynthesis
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Definition:The combination of atmospheric CO2 with a 3-carbon molecule phosphoenol pyruvate (PEP) to make malic acid. The malic acid is then passed into the vacuole where it is stored until daylight, when it is shuttled back out to be used as a substrate in the light reaction of photosynthesis.
Synonyms:xref: Wikipedia:Crassulacean_acid_metabolism
 only_in_taxon: NCBITaxon:33090 ! Viridiplantae


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  biological_process 20027
    metabolic process 12278
      organic substance metabolic process 11660
        carbon fixation 0
          CAM photosynthesis 0
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  biological_process 20027
    metabolic process 12278
      primary metabolic process 10941
        carbohydrate metabolic process 644
          carbohydrate biosynthetic process 209
            photosynthesis, dark reaction 0
              CAM photosynthesis 0
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