C4 photosynthesis

The combination of atmospheric CO2 with a 3-carbon molecule phosphoenol pyruvate (PEP) in the mesophyll cells to make a 4-carbon acid which is… (More)

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2010
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2010
C(4) photosynthesis drives productivity in several major food crops and bioenergy grasses, including maize (Zea mays), sugarcane… (More)
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2009
2009
The C4 photosynthetic pathway is a series of structural and biochemical modifications around the more primitive C3 pathway that… (More)
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2009
2009
Grasses using the C(4) photosynthetic pathway dominate grasslands and savannahs of warm regions, and account for half of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
C4 photosynthesis is an adaptation derived from the more common C3 photosynthetic pathway that confers a higher productivity… (More)
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2007
2007
Phenotypic convergence is a widespread and well-recognized evolutionary phenomenon. However, the responsible molecular mechanisms… (More)
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2007
2007
C(4) photosynthesis evolved multiple times in the Amaranthaceae s.s., but the C(4) evolutionary lineages are unclear because the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Most plants are known as C3 plants because the first product of photosynthetic CO2 fixation is a three-carbon compound. C4 plants… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
DNA sequence data from the chloroplast gene ndhF were analyzed to estimate the phylogeny of the subfamily Panicoideae, with… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
An important adaptation to CO2-limited photosynthesis in cyanobacteria, algae and some plants was development of CO2… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Nearly 50 years ago, inorganic carbon was shown to be fixed in microalgae as the C3 compound phosphoglyceric acid. The enzyme… (More)
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