Role of Amination and Transamination in Ammonium Incorporation in Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii

  • J. Cárdenas
  • B. Lain-Guelbenzu
  • E. Moyano
  • J. Muñoz-Blanco


In C. reinhardtii, like in other unicellular green algae, the main route of ammonium incorporation into carbon skeletons is the so-called glutamine synthetase/glutamate synthase (GS/GOGAT) cycle (Miflin and Lea 1977).


Pyruvate Kinase Glutamate Dehydrogenase Unicellular Green Alga Euglena Gracilis Carbon Starvation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Cárdenas
  • B. Lain-Guelbenzu
  • E. Moyano
  • J. Muñoz-Blanco
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  1. 1.Departamento de Bioquímica, Biología Molecular y FisiologíaUniversidad de CördobaCördobaSpain

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