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New method to enhance algae photosynthesis that increases lipid 58

The photosynthesis is the main functionality of algae. By increasing the photosynthesis we can get more lipid storage from algae. As far as my result the Calvin cycle initial process is very slow.
We need to make the process fast.

As per the research of the calvin's cycle. rubisco enzyme starts the initial process of photosynthesis by carbon fixation. But due to oxygenation, and oxygen molecules are binding to rubisco in the similar as co2 binds. This makes the co2 fixation process very slow. The amazing thing is we can increase the potential of rubisco by genetics. This will give more oil ie more than 100 fold what we are getting with the current algae.


Is there anyone here doing research related to photosynthesis ,genetic engineering, bio-chemistry or micro biology.  Kindly contact me.


Thu December 09 2010 07:28:53 AM by Kumar Algae Bio-Diesel 2982 views

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  • Veronica wrote:
    Thu December 09 2010 11:43:58 PM


    Can u tell us more about your research on enhancing the efficiency of photosysnthesis.

    i like the guts in taking nature head on.

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  • Kumar wrote:
    Mon December 13 2010 07:18:37 AM

    As per the research of the calvin's cycle. rubisco enzyme starts the initial process of photosynthesis by carbon fixation. But due to oxygenation, and oxygen molecules are binding to rubisco in the similar as co2 binds. This makes the co2 fixation process very slow. The amazing thing is we can increase the potential of rubisco by genetics. This will give more oil ie more than 100 fold what we are getting with the current algae.

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  • Mon December 20 2010 03:03:20 PM

    haii i am working on bioplastics from cyanobacteria. can you give me some contacts who is working in the same area..?

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  • Grace wrote:
    Tue January 04 2011 07:25:52 PM

    this is very intersting and new!! can  u tell me any research papers that i can follow the methods to do this??

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