Term Information

Accession
GO:0015977
Name
carbon fixation
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
autotrophic CO2 fixation, autotrophic CO2 fixation pathway, autotrophy, carbon dioxide fixation
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A metabolic process in which carbon (usually derived from carbon dioxide) is incorporated into organic compounds (usually carbohydrates). Source: GOC:jl, GOC:mah
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0015977 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of carbon fixation (GO:0015977)
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carbon fixation [is_a relation] is_a  organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
Children of carbon fixation (GO:0015977)
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CAM photosynthesis (GO:0009761) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
reductive tricarboxylic acid cycle (GO:0019643) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
C4 photosynthesis (GO:0009760) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
reductive pentose-phosphate cycle (GO:0019253) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  carbon fixation
carbon fixation by acetyl-CoA pathway (GO:0030634) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
carbon fixation by 3-hydroxypropionate cycle (GO:0043427) [is_a relation] is_a  carbon fixation
Wikipedia
Carbon_fixation