Tiny ocean plants called diatoms use a single carbon capture pathway

Washington DC (UPI) May 3, 2021
The world’s smallest plants, single-cell organisms called diatoms, provide exceptional carbon capture services, according to researchers. According to a new study, published Monday in the journal Frontiers in Plant Sciences, diatoms mostly use a single cellular pathway to capture and concentrate CO2. Every year, diatoms floating near the surface of the ocean capture 10 to 20 bill

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