Combining Algal and Plant Photosynthesis

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2012 papers on Chlamydamonas CCM gene expression

See the recent short review (which can be found here) by Eckardt, and the two papers she discusses by Brueggeman et al and Fang et al (both 2012). The papers discuss changes in gene expression in Chlamydamonas associated with exposure to differential ambient CO2 levels. Advertisements

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“Man-made photosynthesis to revolutionise food and energy production”

See the recent press release from the BBSRC here.

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Farmers Guardian Article discussing the Ideas Lab

An article discussing the background to the Ideas Lab has been published in the Farmers Guardian this week. It gives a brief intro to all 4 of the ambitious projects which together received the total £6 million funding aimed to improve photosynthesis. The article can be found here.

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BBSRC announce that £6.1 million to be awarded for Ideas Lab Projects to improve photosynthesis

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council has announced that 4 ambitious projects presented at the Ideas Lab will be funded, including the Combining Algal and Plant Photosynthesis project, lead by Prof Howard Griffiths in the University of Cambridge. Read the full article here.

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