Biology: C4 photosynthesis

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Biology: C4 photosynthesis

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C4 photosynthesis: how some plants avoid photorespiration.

Biology

Life is beautiful! From atoms to cells, from genes to proteins, from populations to ecosystems, biology is the study of the fascinating and intricate systems that make life possible. Dive in to learn more about the many branches of biology and why they are exciting and important. Covers topics seen in a high school or first-year college biology course.

Photorespiration: C3, C4, and CAM plants

The Calvin cycle enzyme rubisco is essential...but it also has a bad habit. Rubisco sometimes acts on oxygen rather than carbon dioxide, leading to a carbon-wasting side process called photorespiration. Learn about the strategies C4 and …

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C4 photosynthesis: how some plants avoid photorespiration.

Biology

Life is beautiful! From atoms to cells, from genes to proteins, from populations to ecosystems, biology is the study of the fascinating and intricate systems that make life possible. Dive in to learn more about the many branches of biology and why they are exciting and important. Covers topics seen in a high school or first-year college biology course.

Photorespiration: C3, C4, and CAM plants

The Calvin cycle enzyme rubisco is essential...but it also has a bad habit. Rubisco sometimes acts on oxygen rather than carbon dioxide, leading to a carbon-wasting side process called photorespiration. Learn about the strategies C4 and CAM plants use to minimize photorespiration.

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