Refixation of 13CO2 by Rubisco in cultured embryos

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Organism Plant rapeseed Brassica napus
Reference Schwender J, Goffman F, Ohlrogge JB, Shachar-Hill Y. Rubisco without the Calvin cycle improves the carbon efficiency of developing green seeds. Nature. 2004 Dec 9 432(7018):779-82. p.781 table 2PubMed ID15592419
Comments "On the basis of the data in Table 2 (using FPhe(1) as well as FTyr(1)) and equation (3) [researchers] estimate that the flux through Rubisco is responsible for the production of 37–51% of PGA in the developing embryo." See notes beneath table
Entered by Uri M
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