Carbon Isotope Discrimination and Photosynthesis

  title={Carbon Isotope Discrimination and Photosynthesis},
  author={G. Farquhar and J. Ehleringer and K. Hubick},
  • G. Farquhar, J. Ehleringer, K. Hubick
  • Published 1989
  • Chemistry
  • We discuss the physical and enzymatic bases of carbone isotope discrimination during photosynthesis, noting how knowledge of discrimination can be used to provide additional insight into photosynthetic metabolism and the environmental influences on that process 

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