How would you describe the process of light-independent reactions?
The light-independent reaction converts
The light-independent reaction is also referred to as the dark reaction because it does not require light. Another name for the light independent reaction is the Calvin cycle. The Calvin cycle was named after Melvin Calvin.
During the Calvin cycle the carbon in
ATP and NADPH provide the chemical energy needed to keep the cycle running. ATP and NADPH are built up during the light dependent reaction.