Macromolecular Rate Theory (MMRT) Provides a Thermodynamics Rationale to Underpin the Convergent Temperature Response in Plant Leaf Respiration

Liyin L Liang1, Vickery L Arcus1, Mary Heskel2, Odhran S O'Sullivan3, Lasantha K Weerasinghe4, Danielle Creek5, John J.G. Egerton5, Mark G Tjoelker6, Owen K Atkin7 and Louis A Schipper1, (1)University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, (2)Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)University of Sheffield, Animal and Plant Sciences, Sheffield, United Kingdom, (4)Division of Plant Sciences, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, Canberra, Australia, (5)Australian National University, Plant Sciences Division, Canberra, Australia, (6)Western Sydney University, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia, (7)ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, Canberra, Australia