Harry A. Frank, Andrew J. Young, George Britton and Richard J. Cogdell
Advances in Photosynthesis 8
The book is intended for use by beginning graduate and advanced undergraduate students and researchers in Plant Physiology, Ecology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Medicine, and will also be extremely useful as a general reference on photochemical processes in Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
Contents and Contributors
Preface. Color Plates. Part I: Biosynthetic Pathways and the Distribution of Carotenoids in Photosynthetic Organisms. 1. Carotenoids in Photosynthesis: An Historical Perspective; Govindjee. 2. Carotenoid Synthesis and Function in Plants: Insights from Mutant Studies in Arabidopsis thaliana; D. DellaPenna. 3. Carotenoids and Carotenogenesis in Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria; S. Takaichi. Part II: Structure of Carotenoid-Chlorophyll Protein Complexes. 4. The Structure and Function of the LH2 Complex from Rhodopseudomonas acidophila Strain 10050, with Special Reference to the Bound Carotenoid; R.J. Cogdell, et al. 5. Carotenoids as Components of the Light-harvesting Proteins of Eukaryotic Algae; R.G. Hiller. 6. The Structure of Reaction Centers from Purple Bacteria; G. Fritzsch, A. Kuglstatter. 7. Carotenoids and the Assembly of Light-Harvesting Complexes; H. Paulsen. Part III: Electronic Structure, Stereochemistry, Spectroscopy, Dynamics and Radicals. 8. The Electronic States of Carotenoids; R.L. Christensen. 9. Cis-Trans Carotenoids in Photosynthesis: Configurations, Excited-State Properties and Physiological Functions; Y. Koyama, R. Fujii. 10. The Electronic Structure, Stereochemistry and Resonance Raman Spectroscopy of Carotenoids; B. Robert. 11. Electron Magnetic Resonance of Carotenoids; A. Angerhofer. 12. Carotenoid Radicals and the Interaction of Carotenoids with Active Oxygen Species; R. Edge, T.G. Truscott. 13. Incorporation of Carotenoids into Reaction Center and Light-Harvesting Pigment-protein Complexes; H.A. Frank. Part IV: Ecophysiology and the Xanthophyll Cycle. 14. Ecophysiology of the Xanthophyll Cycle; B. Demmig-Adams, et al. 15. Regulation of the Structure and Function of the Light-Harvesting Complexes of Photosystem II by the Xanthophyll Cycle; P. Horton, et al. 16. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Xanthophyll Cycle; H.Y. Yamamoto, et al. 17. Relationships Between Antioxidant Metabolism and Carotenoids in the Regulation of Photosynthesis; C.H. Foyer, J. Harbinson. Part V: Model Systems. 18. Novel and Biomimetic Functions of Carotenoids in Artificial Photosynthesis; T.A. Moore, et al. 19. Physical Properties of Carotenoids in the Solid State; H. Hashimoto. 20. Carotenoids in Membranes; W.I. Gruszecki. Index.
Volume 8 in the series: Advances in Photosynthesis, Govindjee, series editor.
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