Abstract:Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase / oxygenase (Rubisco) is the key enzyme involved in CO 2 fixation. It is an important enzyme for biomass production, especially for alternate energy production. Rubisco is an inefficient catalyst. Its carboxylase activity is compromised by numerous side-reactions including oxygenation of the sugar phosphate substrate by atmospheric O 2 . However, naturally occurring enzyme variants with different kinetic properties suggest that it is possible to alter the enzyme to be in f… Show more
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