Table I.

Location of Rubisco in organisms with different types of photosynthesis

Photosynthesis TypeAbility to Concentrate CO2?Rubisco Location
C3photosynthesis (higher plants)NoChloroplast stroma of most cells in leaf
C4 photosynthesis (higher plants)YesChloroplast stroma of bundle-sheath cells
Eukaryotic microalgaeYesPyrenoid of the chloroplast
CyanobacteriaYesCarboxysomes