RUDP carboxylase

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • ribulose diphosphate carboxylase — (= RuDPC; RuDP carboxylase) See ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • C3 plants — Plants that fix CO2 in photosynthesis by the Calvin Benson cycle. The enzyme responsible for CO2 fixation is RuDP carboxylase, whose products are compounds containing three carbon atoms. C3 plants are typical of temperate climates.… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Calvin-Benson cycle — (= Calvin cycle) Metabolic pathway responsible for photosynthetic CO2 fixation in plants and bacteria. The enzyme that fixes CO2 is RuDP carboxylase. The cycle is the only photosynthetic pathway in C3 plants and the secondary pathway in C4 plants …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • photorespiration — Increased respiration that occurs in photosynthetic cells in the light, due to the ability of RuDP carboxylase to react with oxygen as well as carbon dioxide. Reduces the photosynthetic efficiency of C3 plants …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Ribulose-1,5-diphosphate — D ribulose 1,5 diphosphate Structure du D ribulose 1,5 diphosphate …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cycle de Calvin — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Calvin. Le cycle de Calvin (aussi connu comme le cycle de Calvin Benson) est une série de réactions biochimiques prenant place dans le stroma des chloroplastes des organismes photosynthétiques. Il a été découvert …   Wikipédia en Français

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