Photosynthesis Research

, 73:251 | Cite as

C4 photosynthesis: discovery and resolution

  • Marshall D. Hatch
Article

Abstract

This Minireview provides a brief account of the scene and interesting turn of events surrounding the discovery and resolution of the mechanism of C4 photosynthesis, as well as the recognition of the process by the wider plant science community.

G.O. Burr C4 dicarboxylic acids C4 pathway C4 photosynthesis C.E. Hartt, M.D. Hatch Y. Karpilov H.P. Kortschak maize photosynthetic carbon assimilation C.R. Slack sugar cane 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marshall D. Hatch
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  1. 1.Division of Plant IndustryCSIRO, CSIRO Plant IndustryCanberraAustralia

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