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A welcome diversion from photorespiration

Suppressing conventional photorespiration in Arabidopsis thaliana increases biomass.

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Figure 1: A simplified, nonstoichiometric representation of the normal photorespiratory pathway of C3 plants in relation to a chloroplastic bypass for catabolism of glycolate to glycerate.


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Leegood, R. A welcome diversion from photorespiration. Nat Biotechnol 25, 539–540 (2007).

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