Ratio between CO2 concentration in cell and CO2 external abundance due to CCM

Value 1000 Fold
Organism Cyanobacteria
Reference Peña KL, Castel SE, de Araujo C, Espie GS, Kimber MS. Structural basis of the oxidative activation of the carboxysomal gamma-carbonic anhydrase, CcmM. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 9 107(6):2455-60 p.2455 left columnPubMed ID20133749
Comments A variety of light-dependent CO2 and HCO3- transporters actively pump inorganic carbon across the cellular membrane where it accumulates in the cytosol as HCO3- at up to 1,000 times its external abundance. CCM=Carbon dioxide Concentrating Mechanism. See BNID 105701
Entered by Uri M
ID 106094