rubisco

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Etymology[edit]

Normalized to lower case from RuBisCO, a semi-acronym of its full name ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase oxygenase.

Noun[edit]

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rubisco (plural rubiscos)

  1. (biochemistry) a plant enzyme which catalyzes both the fixing of atmospheric carbon dioxide during photosynthesis and the reverse process of photorespiration