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Interrogating plant Rubisco-Rubisco activase interactions

Milward, Sara Eve

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Atmospheric CO2 fixation is catalysed by the photosynthetic enzyme ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco). Despite the critical role Rubisco plays in the biosphere, it is a slow catalyst that poorly discriminates between substrate CO2 and O2, and is often the rate-limiting step of photosynthesis. These deficiencies have made improving Rubisco function a major target in steps towards enhancing leaf photosynthesis rate and plant growth. In...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/149565
Embargoed until: 21/11/2019

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