Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Enzymes and Coenzymes [D08] » Enzymes » Lyases » Carbon-Carbon Lyases » Carboxy-Lyases » Ribulose-Bisphosphate Carboxylase
Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Proteins » Plant Proteins » Chloroplast Proteins » Ribulose-Bisphosphate Carboxylase
A carboxy-lyase that plays a key role in photosynthetic carbon assimilation in the CALVIN-BENSON CYCLE by catalyzing the formation of 3-phosphoglycerate from ribulose 1,5-biphosphate and CARBON DIOXIDE. It can also utilize OXYGEN as a substrate to catalyze the synthesis of 2-phosphoglycolate and 3-phosphoglycerate in a process referred to as photorespiration. MeSH
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