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Form 1 Rubiscos from non-green algae are expressed abundantly but not assembled in tobacco chloroplasts

Whitney, Spencer; Baldet, Pierre Andre Claude; Hudson, G; Andrews, Thomas

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Non-green algae have Rubiscos that are phylogenetically distinct from their counterparts in green algae and higher plants. Some non-green-algal Rubiscos are more specific for CO2, relative to O2, than higher-plant Rubiscos, sometimes coupled with lower Michaelis constants for CO2. If these Rubiscos could be substituted for the higher-plant enzyme, and if they functioned successfully in the higher-plant chloroplast and were regulated appropriately, they would improve the CO2 use and quantum...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/92623
Source: The Plant Journal
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-313X.2001.01056.x

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