The in vivo Functioning Forms of Ribulose 1,5-Bisphosphate Carboxylase/Oxygenase in Plants

  • Akiho Yokota
  • Tomoaki Taira
  • Hideaki Usuda
  • Shozaburo Kitaoka

Abstract

Ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RuBisCO) changes its functioning form depending on the concentration of ribulose bisphos-phate (RuBP) in the in vitro assay (Fig. 1) [1,2]. The specific activity of the carboxylase reaction is very different among the three forms. Binding of RuBP to the regulatory sites of RuBisCO has been inferred to cause the change of the form.

Keywords

Functioning Form Regulatory Site Progress Curve Leaf Powder Activate Carboxylase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akiho Yokota
    • 1
  • Tomoaki Taira
    • 2
  • Hideaki Usuda
    • 3
  • Shozaburo Kitaoka
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Agric. Chem.Univ. Osaka Pref.Sakai, Osaka 591Japan
  2. 2.Dept. Horticul. Sci. Agron.Univ. Osaka Pref.Sakai, Osaka 591Japan
  3. 3.Fac. Med.Teikyo Univ.Hachioji, TokyoJapan

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