Kcat of RuBisCO for CO2

Range 7.6±0.4 at 40°C 3.5±0.2 at 25°C sec^-1
Organism Plant Flaveria bidentis
Reference Hendrickson L, Sharwood R, Ludwig M, Whitney SM, Badger MR, von Caemmerer S. The effects of Rubisco activase on C4 photosynthesis and metabolism at high temperature. J Exp Bot. 2008 59(7):1789-98 p.1792 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID18375609
Method The in vivo catalytic turnover rate (kcat) was calculated from measurements of CO2 assimilation rate, dark respiration, and the carbamylated site concentration of Rubisco
Entered by Uri M
ID 105703