Differences between C3 cycles and C4 cycle.

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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN C3 CYCLES AND C4 CYCLE

 

C3 cycles

 

C4 cycle

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Mesophyll cells are sites of photosynthesis.

1.

Mesophyll and bundle sheath cells both are sites of photosynthesis.

2.

RUBP is the primary acceptor of carbon dioxide.

2.

Phosphoenol pyruvate is the primary acceptor of carbon dioxide.

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The first stable compound is a 3 carbon compound i.e. PGA

3.

The first stable compound is 4- carbon compound i.e. OAA

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The enzyme involved in the carboxylation process is Rubisco.

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The enzyme involved is the PEP              carboxylase.

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This process occurs at the optimum temperature 10 - 25°C.

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This process occurs at the temperature    between 30 - 40°C.

 

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