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CAM plant

Definition noun (botany) A plant that utilizes the Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) as an adaptation for arid... Read More

C4 plant

Definition noun (botany) (1) A plant that utilizes the C4 carbon fixation pathway in which the CO2 is first bound to a... Read More

C3 plant

Definition noun (botany) (1) A plant that utilizes the C3 carbon fixation pathway as the sole mechanism to convert CO2 into... Read More

Photorespiration

Definition noun (1) The process by which in the presence of light plant consumes oxygen and releases carbon dioxide (in... Read More

CAM

Definition noun An acronym for:Crassulacean acid metabolism (botany), an elaborate carbon fixation pathway in plants, such... Read More

PEP carboxylase

Definition noun An enzyme in the carboxylases responsible for the formation of the four-carbon compound oxaloacetate by... Read More

PEPCase

Definition noun An enzyme in the carboxylases responsible for the formation of the four-carbon compound oxaloacetate by... Read More

PEPC

Definition noun An enzyme in the carboxylases responsible for the formation of the four-carbon compound oxaloacetate by... Read More

Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase

Definition noun An enzyme in the carboxylases responsible for the formation of the four-carbon compound oxaloacetate by... Read More

Crassulacean acid metabolism

Definition noun An elaborate carbon fixation pathway in which the stomata are open in cooler and more humid night-time... Read More

Calvin-Benson cycle

Definition noun A cyclical series of biochemical reactions that occur in the stroma of chloroplasts during... Read More

Cactus

Definition noun, plural: cacti Any of the plants of the family Cactaceae that are often characterized by having thick,... Read More

Calvin cycle

Definition noun A cyclical series of biochemical reactions that occur in the stroma of chloroplasts during... Read More

Calvin- Benson-Bassham cycle

Definition noun A cyclical series of biochemical reactions that occur in the stroma of chloroplasts during... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Plastid genome structure and loss of photosynthetic ability in the parasitic genus Cuscuta

RESEARCH PAPER Plastid genome structure and loss of photosynthetic ability in the parasitic genus Cuscuta Meredith J. W.... Read More

What if all the Cars in the World Were the Same? – Why it Pays to be Different

What if all the Cars in the World Were the Same? - Why it Pays to be Different Imagine if every car in the world was... Read More

The genome of the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum

The genome of the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum   L. Eichinger,1† J.A. Pachebat,2,1† G. Glöckner,3† M.-A.... Read More