RuBisCO Protein: Definition, Function & Structure


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All of the following is true about RuBisCO, EXCEPT:

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1. A type of protein that helps reactions occur faster is known as a(n):

2. Places where substrates bind on enzymes are known as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test your knowledge of this molecule, so you can better understand how plants convert sunlight into energy. Proteins that help reactions happen faster will be included.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to review:

  • What RuBisCo is
  • Enzymes
  • Substrates

Skills Practiced

Take the quiz to hone the following abilities:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related RuBisCo lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about substrates
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding protein and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson RuBisCo Protein: Definition, Function & Structure contains even more information on this topic. In that lesson, you'll cover the following objectives:

  • Explain how RuBisCo is the most important protein on earth
  • Describe RuBisCo's role in the Calvin Cycle
  • Study how RuBisCo uses carbon dioxide and RuBP to create energy
  • Learn about substrates
  • Review the structure of RuBisCo