Km (Michaelis constant) of RuBisCO for RuBP

Range <20 μM
Organism Unspecified
Reference Stitt M, Lunn J, Usadel B. Arabidopsis and primary photosynthetic metabolism - more than the icing on the cake. Plant J. 2010 Mar61(6):1067-91. p.1070 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID20409279
Comments An active site concentration of about 4 mM is of the same order as the concentration of its substrate, RuBP, and much higher than the Km RuBP (<20µM).
Entered by Uri M
ID 107433