Do C3 plants have the PEPCase enzyme?


Do C3 plants have the PEPCase enzyme?

C3 Pathway:

The C3 pathway is a single step carbon fixation process that occurs in the majority of photosynthetic plants. Examples of plants that follow the C3 photosynthetic route include cereal grain plants, trees and lawn grasses, among others.

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In C3 plants, the PEPCase enzyme is only available in the guard cells of the stoma. The role of the enzyme is to control the opening and closing of...

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C3 Plants: Definition, Types & Examples


Chapter 17 / Lesson 14

Plants have evolved specific adaptations to allow them to survive in harsh climates. One of these adaptations is the way in which the plant undergoes photosynthesis. This lesson will focus on C3 plants, which use the most basic type of photosynthesis.

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