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Engineering chloroplasts to improve Rubisco catalysis: prospects for translating improvements into food and fiber crops

Sharwood, Robert E

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The uncertainty of future climate change is placing pressure on cropping systems to continue to provide stable increases in productive yields. To mitigate future climates and the increasing threats against global food security, new solutions to manipulate photosynthesis are required. This review explores the current efforts available to improve carbon assimilation within plant chloroplasts by engineering Rubisco, which catalyzes the rate-limiting step of CO2 fixation. Fixation of CO2 and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-01
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/114167
Source: The New phytologist
DOI: 10.1111/nph.14351

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