Respiration and Photosynthesis

Janice M. Glime jmglime at
Mon Nov 10 12:17:08 EST 2003

  I was told this by a biochemist back when C3 and C4 plants were first
news.  However, at night it is not recycled, except possibly in C4 and
CAM plants.  I wonder if anyone has looked at the recylcing of CO2 at
night into malate or other storage form in those two.  And I don't
know if the tracer studies have attempted to show if ALL is recycled in C3
in the daytime.
 Janice M. Glime, Professor
 Department of Biological Sciences
 Michigan Technological University
 Houghton, MI 49931-1295
 jmglime at
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