Fickle sunshine slows down Rubisco and limits photosynthetic productivity of crops


Urbana IL (SPX) Jan 21, 2022
All of the carbon in our bodies, in food, and in the entire biosphere, results from the assimilation of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis by a single enzyme, known to biologists as Rubisco. Not surprisingly, given its importance, this protein is the most abundant in the world. Researchers from Lancaster University are working to improve the sustainable productivity of key crops in sub-Saharan Afr This article was originally published by Read the original article here.

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