Percentage of total PGA production for which Rubisco is responsible

Range >62 %
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 left column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID15592419
Comments "Rubisco is responsible for more than 62% of the total PGA production (46–75%, considering the range for R (Table 1 Table - link )." R=(carbon stored in fatty acids/carbon released as CO2)
Entered by Uri M
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