carbon fixation

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carbon fixation

[′kär·bən fik¦sā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
During photosynthesis, the process by which plants convert carbon dioxide from the air into organic molecules.
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Two of the team's primary goals are to measure the rate of CO2 fixation in mine waste rock and tailings in a lab setting and to speed up the process.
The electrochemical formate production and the biological CO2 fixation and higher alcohol synthesis now open up the possibility of electricity-driven bioconversion of CO2 to a variety of chemicals.
Besides the relevant scientific contribution of the project, the obtained results will contribute to the development of the CO2 fixation technology.
His recent research themes have included "Development of Controlled Ecological Life Support system with Co2 Fixation, Algae, Solid Fermentation.