Term Information [More information on carbon fixation]

Accession
GO:0015977
Name
carbon fixation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
autotrophic CO2 fixation, autotrophic CO2 fixation pathway, autotrophy, carbon dioxide fixation
Definition
A metabolic process in which carbon (usually derived from carbon dioxide) is incorporated into organic compounds (usually carbohydrates). Source: GOC:mah, GOC:jl
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0015977 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of carbon fixation (GO:0015977)
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carbon fixation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
carbon fixation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
carbon fixation [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
carbon fixation [is_a relation] is_a  organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
carbon fixation [is_a relation] is_a  single-organism metabolic process (GO:0044710)
Children of carbon fixation (GO:0015977)
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C4 photosynthesis (GO:0009760) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
CAM photosynthesis (GO:0009761) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
carbon fixation by 3-hydroxypropionate cycle (GO:0043427) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
carbon fixation by acetyl-CoA pathway (GO:0030634) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
pyrenoid (GO:1990732) [capable_of part of relation] capable_of part of  carbon fixation
reductive pentose-phosphate cycle (GO:0019253) [part_of relation] part_of  carbon fixation
reductive tricarboxylic acid cycle (GO:0019643) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
Wikipedia
Carbon_fixation