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What is photorespiration?
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Photorespiration is a process in plant metabolism which attempts to reduce the consequences of a wasteful oxygenation reaction by the enzyme RuBisCO.
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Photorespiration (or "photo-respiration") is the process by which RuBP (a sugar) has oxygen added to it by the main enzyme involved in photosynthesis, rubisco, instead of carbon dioxide as happens during photosynthesis.
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