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Record number 506127
Title Rubisco activase best clue for better photosynthesis in fluctuating light
Author(s) Toussaint, H.A.J.M.
Department(s) PPO/PRI Communicatie
Publication type Web page aimed at a professional audience
Publication year 2016
Abstract Rubisco activase best clue for better photosynthesis in fluctuating light
Scientists and plant breeders who are aiming to improve food production by improving photosynthesis in crop plants, would make a good choice if they chose to change the composition and concentration of the protein Rubisco activase. In conditions where light intensity changes often and strongly, Rubisco activase is an important limiting factor in boosting the photosynthesis process when light suddenly increases. Elias Kaiser, crop physiologist at Wageningen UR, publishes this new insight in his PhD thesis that he will be defending at Wageningen University on 15 February 2016.
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