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New enzyme for the conversion and binding of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2)

10.02.2012
Scientists from the University of Göttingen found new members of carbonic anhydrase from a living fossil, a coralline sponge, major contributors to reef building processes. Carbonic Anhydrase is a family of metalloenzymes that catalyse the conversion of carbon dioxide, the most abundant greenhouse gas whose elimination seems to be crucial to slow down global warming.

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