ribulose biphosphate

Abbreviation: RuBP
A five-carbon sugar combined with carbon dioxide to form a six-carbon intermediate in the first stage of the dark reaction of photosynthesis.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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