crassulacean acid metabolism

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crassulacean acid metabolism

(ˌkræsjʊˈleɪʃən)
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(Botany) the full name for CAM3
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Depending on a form of photosynthesis, known as crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM), plants thrive in drylands by keeping their stomata, or pores, shut during the day to conserve water and open at night to collect carbon dioxide.
ORNL researchers developed the cloning system to aid studies of drought-resistant plants that rely on a water-saving form of photosynthesis known as crassulacean acid metabolism, or CAM.
In the desert, where water is in short supply, some plants use a different network of chemical reactions to make energy: crassulacean acid metabolism, or CAM.
Physiologically, the crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) provides important water economy by stomata closure during the day (Luttge 2004), and photosynthesis in roots helps themselves in the maintenance of oxygen supply (Dycus & Knudson 1957, Erickson 1957, Moreira et al.
However, if weeds are not controlled, there will be great competition with the pineapple, since it is a plant that has the Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM), which is characterized by the opening of the stomata during the night and closing them during the day.
1987, "Characteristics of MgATP2- dependent electrogenic proton transport in tonoplast vesicles of facultative crassulacean acid metabolism plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.
Carbon assimilation through Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) is regarded as an adaptive trait for plant species native to high-light, water-limited habitats (Taiz and Zeiger 1991).
The physiology and biochemistry of photosynthesis are described in eight chapters, and include discussions of carbon metabolism, including photosynthetic carbon reduction, Crassulacean acid metabolism, [C.