Alge has long been known to be one of natures greatest carbon sinks, with some estimates being as high as 25% of carbon being captured into the biosphere by micro-organisms. Now researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have engineered tiny carbon-capturing engines from blue-green algae into plants.
Benedict M. Long, Wei Yih Hee, Robert E. Sharwood, Benjamin D. Rae, Sarah Kaines, Yi-Leen Lim, Nghiem D. Nguyen, Baxter Massey, Soumi Bala, Susanne von Caemmerer, Murray R. Badger, & G. Dean PriceNature Communications
2018, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06044-0
Overexpressing the H‐protein of the glycine cleavage system increases biomass yield in glasshouse and field grown transgenic tobacco plants
Patricia E. Lopez‐Calcagno, Stuart Fisk, Kenny L. Brown, Simon E. Bull, Paul F. South, Christine A. RainesPlant Biotechnology Journal
2018, DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12953