Maximum rate of CO2 fixation per cell

Value 8E-12 µmol/sec
Organism Cyanobacteria Anabaena
Reference Fridlyand L, Kaplan A, Reinhold L. Quantitative evaluation of the role of a putative CO2-scavenging entity in the cyanobacterial CO2-concentrating mechanism. Biosystems. 1996 37(3):p.233 equation 14PubMed ID8924647
Primary Source Reinhold, Kosslofr, and Kaplan, 1991. A model for inorganic carbon fluxes and photosynthesis in cyanobacterial carboxysomes. Can. J. Bot. 69: pp. 987
Comments This is an observed value. It compares with estimated maximum fixation rate, 6E-l2 uM/(s*cell) calculated in text taking number of carboxysomes per cell as 6
Entered by Uri M
ID 102628