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Genetic dissection of Rubisco structure and function



Genetic dissection of Rubisco structure and function



Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology 44: 411-434



After an introductory section on the characteristics of ribulose-bisphosphate carboxylase (Rubisco) in plants, its genetics are considered with reference to selecting for a better enzyme and screening for mutations. Mutations of the large-subunit are discussed by referring to recovery and holoenzyme stability, loop-1 and loop-6 regions, activator lysine, chimaeras and deletions. Directed mutagenesis and hybrid enzymes are considered in relation to small-subunit mutations.

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DOI: 10.1146/annurev.pp.44.060193.002211



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