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PGA as the first CO2 fixation product was discovered in photosynthesis of 

  • bryophyte

  • gymnosperm

  • angiosperm

  • alga

Answer

D.

alga

The use of radioactive 14C by Melvin Calvin in algal (Chlorella) photosynthesis studies led to the discovery that the first CO2 fixation product was a 3- carbon organic acid. The first product identified was 3 -phoshoglyceric acid (PGA)

The use of radioactive 14C by Melvin Calvin in algal (Chlorella) photosynthesis studies led to the discovery that the first CO2 fixation product was a 3- carbon organic acid. The first product identified was 3 -phoshoglyceric acid (PGA)