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Modified M. Luteus that Combats Climate Change
Climate change is a defining problem of the 21st century. However, engineering M. luteus for carbon dioxide and methane fixation could be the long-needed solution.
This organelle in enclosed in BMC-H (Blue) with BMC-P in the corners (yellow) and BMC-T as the multicolored hexagons. Inside the carboxysome, there is rubisco (Green), Carbonic Anhydrase (pink), other proteins (white)
This is an exhaust chamber for a factory. It is has intricate pathways lined with M. luteus. This allows more CO2 to reach the bacteria so it can fix it and produce O2.
This yellow bacteria will have its DNA modified (seen by the blue segment in the DNA). It also has ribosomes (red) which will produce the enzyme and the carboxysome. One type of M. luteus will have the carboxysomes and the other will have sMMO.
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