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Enzyme Question

Postby crackalackin » Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:26 am

I am having trouble finding a list of Enzymes that are involved during Photosynthesis. I have read quite a lot and know that Rubisco is the most abundant enzyme and assists in capturing Carbon Dioxide from the atmosphere. I have also read about the Pepco enzyme. I guess my question is all my research has yielded is these two enzymes. I would have thought that considering the specificity enzymes have that from start to finish in photosynthesis that there would be more enzymes involved but then again maybe not. Is anyone aware of any other enzymes involved during photosynthesis?
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Postby MrMistery » Mon Apr 20, 2009 2:05 pm

ATP synthase in the chloroplast, RUBISCO activase, and then the other enzymes of the calvin cycle: phosphoglycerate kinase, glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase, triose phosphate isomerase, aldolase, fructose bisphosphatase, Sedoheptulose Bisphosphatase, Transketolase, Epimerase, Ribose Phosphate Isomerase and Phosphoribulokinase.

Please note that many of these enzymes are not unique to the Calvin cycle, but function in other pathways as well.
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