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THE DIVERSITY AND COEVOLUTION OF RUBISCO, PLASTIDS, PYRENOIDS, AND CHLOROPLAST-BASED CO2-CONCENTRATING MECHANISMS IN ALGAE
Algae have adopted two primary strategies to maximize the performance of Rubisco in photosynthetic CO2 fixation. This has included either the development of a CO2-concentrating mechanism (CCM), based… Expand
Advances in understanding the cyanobacterial CO2-concentrating-mechanism (CCM): functional components, Ci transporters, diversity, genetic regulation and prospects for engineering into plants.
- G. Price, M. Badger, Fiona J. Woodger, B. M. Long
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of experimental botany
- 1 May 2008
Cyanobacteria have evolved a significant environmental adaptation, known as a CO(2)-concentrating-mechanism (CCM), that vastly improves photosynthetic performance and survival under limiting CO(2)… Expand
CO2 concentrating mechanisms in cyanobacteria: molecular components, their diversity and evolution.
Cyanobacteria have evolved an extremely effective single-cell CO(2) concentrating mechanism (CCM). Recent molecular, biochemical and physiological studies have significantly extended current… Expand
Photoprotection in plants: a new light on photosystem II damage.
Sunlight damages photosynthetic machinery, primarily photosystem II (PSII), and causes photoinhibition that can limit plant photosynthetic activity, growth and productivity. The extent of… Expand
The Role of Carbonic Anhydrase in Photosynthesis
INTRODUCTION 369THE REQUIREMENT FOR CARBONIC ANHYDRASES IN DIFFERENTORGANISMS 370CYANOBACTERIA 371Carboxysomal Carbonic Anhydrase 373Is the Ci Pump a Membrane Carbonic Anhydrase? 374MICROALGAE… Expand
Internal Inorganic Carbon Pool of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: EVIDENCE FOR A CARBON DIOXIDE-CONCENTRATING MECHANISM.
The external inorganic carbon pool (CO(2) + HCO(3) (-)) was measured in both high and low CO(2)-grown cells of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, using a silicone oil layer centrifugal filtering technique.… Expand
Multiple Rubisco forms in proteobacteria: their functional significance in relation to CO2 acquisition by the CBB cycle.
Rubisco is the predominant enzymatic mechanism in the biosphere by which autotrophic bacteria, algae, and terrestrial plants fix CO(2) into organic biomass via the Calvin-Benson-Basham reductive… Expand
Evolution and diversity of CO2 concentrating mechanisms in cyanobacteria.
Cyanobacteria have developed an effective photosynthetic CO2 concentrating mechanism (CCM) for improving the efficiency of carboxylation by a relatively inefficient Rubisco. The development of this… Expand
Functions, Compositions, and Evolution of the Two Types of Carboxysomes: Polyhedral Microcompartments That Facilitate CO2 Fixation in Cyanobacteria and Some Proteobacteria
- Benjamin D Rae, Benedict M Long, M. Badger, G. Price
- Medicine, Biology
- Microbiology and Molecular Reviews
- 1 September 2013
SUMMARY Cyanobacteria are the globally dominant photoautotrophic lineage. Their success is dependent on a set of adaptations collectively termed the CO2-concentrating mechanism (CCM). The purpose of… Expand
Identification of a SulP-type bicarbonate transporter in marine cyanobacteria
- G. Price, Fiona J. Woodger, M. Badger, S. Howitt, L. Tucker
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
- 13 December 2004
Cyanobacteria possess a highly effective CO2-concentrating mechanism that elevates CO2 concentrations around the primary carboxylase, Rubisco (ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase). This… Expand