Equilibration of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide with Sea Water: Possible Enzymatic Control of the Rate

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Science  20 Jun 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3886, pp. 1395-1397
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3886.1395


Surface and subsurface ocean water differ in exchange characteristics with atmospheric carbon dioxide. The possibility of control by an enzyme like carbonic anhydrase has been experimentally explored.