Rubisco activase

Overview

Mutinfo:

Rubisco activase

Organism:

Nannochloropsis oceanica (N. oceanica IMET1)

Method:

Overexpression

Genes:

NO01G02280   

Promoter:

β-tub, HSP70

Selection:

Zeocin

Phenotypes:

In the mutants, under air-level CO2, growth rate was enhanced by ~ 32%, biomass accumulation by ~ 46% and lipid productivity by ~ 41%, which were also accompanied by ~ 28% elevation in photosynthesis.

Publications:

Wei, L., Wang, Q., Xin, Y., Lu, Y. and Xu, J. (2017) Enhancing photosynthetic biomass productivity of industrial oleaginous microalgae by overexpression of RuBisCO activase. Algal Research, 27, 366-375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2017.07.023