Calvin Cycle

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Honorifical descriptor of the dark reaction of photosynthesis.

The Calvin Cycle is the means by which photosynthetic algae and plants synthesize organic photosynthetic products from ATP and NADPH.

See dark reaction.

Calvin is Melvin Calvin (1911-1997). The Calvin cycle is also known as the Calvin-Benson cycle as well as Calvin-Benson-Bassham cycle after the various codiscoverers.