An enzyme in the carboxylases responsible for the formation of the four-carbon compound oxaloacetate by... Read More
Photosynthesis is a physio-chemical process carried out by photo-auto-lithotrophs by converting light energy into chemical... Read More
Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More
Carbon fixation is a process of taking carbon dioxide in order to synthesize sugar, such as glucose. Thus, carbon dioxide is... Read More
What is Glycolysis and Why is it Important?
Glycolysis is a metabolic pathway by which the 6-carbon molecule of glucose is... Read More
RuDP carboxylase -->
ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase
(Science: enzyme) A copper protein that catalyses the formation of... Read More
An abbreviation for hatch slack kortshak pathway: a metabolic pathway first determined by Burr and Kortshak... Read More
A metabolic pathway where CO2 is first added to phosphoenolpyruvate by the enzyme, PEP carboxylase,... Read More
A metabolic pathway first delineated in depth by M. D. Hatch and C. R. Slack (in 1966).
In this pathway, the... Read More
What is Pyruvic Acid?
Pyruvic acid is an organic acid that occurs as an intermediate in many metabolic processes. It occurs... Read More