Lessons from natural photosynthesis: conversion of CO2 to raw materials for plastic

Technology sequesters CO₂ emissions

Photo: Coal-fired power plant with high pipes with black smoke; Copyright: bilanol

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Image:Illustration of the chemical process of fumarate with Co2 and pyruvate at the beginning; Copyright: Yutaka Amao, OMU

Malate dehydrogenase (ME) combines pyruvate and carbon dioxide (CO2) into L-malate, which can be converted into fumarate by fumarase (FUM). Source: Yutaka Amao, OMU

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