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Six turns of Calvin cycle are required to generate one mole of glucose. Explain.
In the course of the Calvin cycle, the reduction of one CO2 molecule requires two ATP molecules and two NADPH molecules.We know glucose is a 6-carbon compound, so six carbon dioxide molecules are required to produce a single glucose molecule.Hence, six turns of Calvin Cycle are required to generate one mole of glucose.
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