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Photomodification of a Serine at the Active Site of Spinach RuBisCO by Vanadate

  • S. N. Mogel
  • B. A. McFadden

Abstract

The enzyme D-ribulose-l,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (RuBisCO) catalyzes the carboxylation and oxygenation of ribulose-l,5-bisphosphate (RuBP). While the former is the initial step in carbon fixation, the latter leads to photorespiration resulting in a net loss of carbon (1).

Keywords

Phosphate Binding Site Amino Acid Hydrolysate LS9000 Liquid Scintillation Chromatium Vinosum LS9000 Liquid Scintillation Counter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Mogel
    • 1
  • B. A. McFadden
    • 1
  1. 1.Biochemistry and Biophysics ProgramWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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