Elsevier, Jul 1, 1987 - Science - 354 pages
Photosynthesis is an active area of research in which many exciting developments have taken place in the last few years. This book gives an overview of the present understanding of all areas of molecular processes of photosynthesis.
It is based on the international literature available in the summer of 1986 and much unpublished material. The new material contained in this book, together with a basic framework of established concepts, provide a useful source of reference on the biochemical and biophysical aspects of photosynthesis in plants and bacteria.
The book is written by specialists in the various areas of photosynthesis and is useful both for workers in these areas as a source of specialized information as well as for non-photosynthesists who want to become informed about recent developments and basic concepts in this area.
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Chapter 3The bacterial reaction center
Chapter 4 The primary reactions of photosystems I and II of algae and higher plants
Chapter 5 Electron paramagnetic resonance in photosynthesis
Chapter 6 The photosynthetic oxygenevolving process
Chapter 7 Photophosphorylation in chloroplasts
Chapter 8 Carbon dioxide assimilation
Chapter 9 Substrate oxidation and NAD+ reduction by phototrophic bacteria
Chapter 10 Structure and function of protein complexes in the photosynthetic membrane
Chapter 11 Structure and function of lightharvesting pigmentprotein complexes
Chapter 12 Molecular organization of thylakoid membranes
Chapter 13 Structure and exciton effects in photosynthesis
Chapter 14 Genetics and synthesis of chloroplast membrane proteins
Chapter 15 Evolution of photosynthesis
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