Percentage of fluxes through photorespiration out of fluxes through photosynthesis

Range ~15 to 20 %
Organism Plants
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Primary Source Zhu XG, de Sturler E, Long SP. Optimizing the distribution of resources between enzymes of carbon metabolism can dramatically increase photosynthetic rate: a numerical simulation using an evolutionary algorithm. Plant Physiol. 2007 Oct145(2):513-26.PubMed ID17720759
Entered by Uri M
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