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Biochem J (2023) 480 (13): 999–1014.
Published: 07 July 2023
... global mean temperatures, and with heat waves, as a consequence of increasing temperature variability and rising global mean temperatures. We then discuss the role of rising temperatures on atmospheric water vapor pressure deficit and potential implications for crop photosynthesis and productivity...
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Biochem J (2022) 479 (24): 2449–2463.
Published: 19 December 2022
... absorption back to 1018 nm, but incorporation of a distantly related variant results in only a moderate shift. This result suggests that tuning the absorption of RC–LH1 is possible and may permit photosynthesis past its current low-energy limit. BChl b was discovered in 1963 as the sole BChl extracted...
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Biochem J (2022) 479 (5): 641–659.
Published: 04 March 2022
... and the cell wall (cw). Example gold particles are indicated by red arrows. Scale bars representing 0.5 ( A , B , D ) or 1 µm ( C ) are provided in individual panels. cell nucleus chloroplast development photosynthesis Cellular compartmentalisation is essential for the regulation...
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Biochem J (2022) 479 (1): 111–127.
Published: 14 January 2022
... cytochrome b 6 f complex photosynthesis state transitions Figure 4. The absence of PGR5 slows down Qi-site activity that holistically affects the cytochrome b 6 f complex. This also abolishes the antimycin A (AA, 40 µM) effect when steady-state light was interrupted for 700 ms before...
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Biochem J (2021) 478 (20): 3775–3790.
Published: 21 October 2021
...Pu Qian; David J.K. Swainsbury; Tristan I. Croll; Jack H. Salisbury; Elizabeth C. Martin; Philip J. Jackson; Andrew Hitchcock; Pablo Castro-Hartmann; Kasim Sader; C. Neil Hunter Reaction centre light-harvesting 1 (RC–LH1) complexes are the essential components of bacterial photosynthesis...
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Biochem J (2021) 478 (17): 3253–3263.
Published: 07 September 2021
...Pu Qian; Tristan I. Croll; David J.K. Swainsbury; Pablo Castro-Hartmann; Nigel W. Moriarty; Kasim Sader; C. Neil Hunter The reaction centre light-harvesting 1 (RC–LH1) complex is the core functional component of bacterial photosynthesis. We determined the cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM...
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Biochem J (2021) 478 (7): 1333–1346.
Published: 06 April 2021
... 2021 © 2021 The Author(s). Published by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2021 circular dichroism cyanobacteria fluorescence resonance energy transfer photosynthesis time-resolved spectroscopy The pigment composition of all samples (thylakoid membranes...
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Biochem J (2020) 477 (12): 2313–2325.
Published: 24 June 2020
...Guangyu E. Chen; C. Neil Hunter The unique isocyclic E ring of chlorophylls contributes to their role as light-absorbing pigments in photosynthesis. The formation of the E ring is catalyzed by the Mg-protoporphyrin IX monomethyl ester cyclase, and the O 2 -dependent cyclase in prokaryotes consists...
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Biochem J (2020) 477 (10): 1865–1878.
Published: 28 May 2020
...Lara Vogelsang; Karl-Josef Dietz The antagonism between thiol oxidation and reduction enables efficient control of protein function and is used as central mechanism in cellular regulation. The best-studied mechanism is the dithiol-disulfide transition in the Calvin Benson Cycle in photosynthesis...
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Biochem J (2020) 477 (9): 1631–1650.
Published: 05 May 2020
... 2020 The Author(s). Published by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2020 cytochrome b 6 f complex electron transfer photosynthesis Q cycle In linear electron flow (LEF), the two photosystems (PSII and PSI) act in series to ultimately reduce NADP + via...
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Biochem J (2020) 477 (6): 1149–1158.
Published: 27 March 2020
... by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2020 ferredoxin herbicidal potential nitroheteroaromatic photosynthesis Chemical herbicides (weed killers) are effective, cheap and widely used in agriculture and landscape management for weed control [ 1 , 2 ]. They disrupt plant...
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Biochem J (2019) 476 (21): 3295–3312.
Published: 11 November 2019
... Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND) . light-use efficiency photosynthesis photosystems state transitions Correspondence: Craig R. Taylor ( taylor.craigr@ymail.com ) Optimum light-use efficiency...
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Biochem J (2019) 476 (19): 2743–2756.
Published: 11 October 2019
... ]. evolutionary biology NADPH dehydrogenase-like complex photosynthesis In the chloroplast electron transport chain [ 1 ] ( Figure 1 ), light energy is harnessed to drive the transfer of electrons from water to soluble electron carriers in the stroma in the form of NADPH and ferredoxin (Fd) to feed...
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Biochem J (2019) 476 (18): 2595–2606.
Published: 24 September 2019
... and photosynthesis are modulated by changes to the chloroplast environment induced by fluctuations in light levels that reach the leaf, including redox status and adenosine diphosphate (ADP)/adenosine triphosphate (ATP) ratio. The Triticum aestivum (wheat) genome encodes for three Rca protein isoforms: 1β (42.7 kDa...
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Biochem J (2019) 476 (3): 581–593.
Published: 14 February 2019
...Jean-David Rochaix; Roberto Bassi LHC (light-harvesting complex) proteins of plants and algae are known to be involved both in collecting light energy for driving the primary photochemical reactions of photosynthesis and in photoprotection when the absorbed light energy exceeds the capacity...
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Biochem J (2018) 475 (7): 1225–1233.
Published: 05 April 2018
... rapidly lead to the inhibition of photosynthesis and photo-oxidative stress. AA antimycin A CBB Calvin–Benson–Bassham cyt b 6 f cytochrome b 6 f DTT dithiothreitol Fd ferredoxin LET and CET linear and cyclic electron transfer LHCII light-harvesting complex II...
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Biochem J (2017) 474 (6): 877–883.
Published: 07 March 2017
... Attribution License 4.0 (CC BY) . cell signalling oxidative stress photoinhibition photosynthesis reactive oxygen species Correspondence: Christine H. Foyer ( c.foyer@leeds.ac.uk ) 14 11 2016 12 1 2017 19 1 2017 Chloroplasts were one of the very first sources...
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Biochem J (2017) 474 (5): 827–849.
Published: 20 February 2017
... the growing season; in the early growing season when photosynthesis is most active, linolenic acid composition is highest; levels of palmitic acid increase and those of linolenic acid decrease with plant age [ 33 ]. Table 4 The fatty acyl composition of SQDG species identified in bacteria and plants...
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Biochem J (2017) 474 (5): 667–681.
Published: 20 February 2017
...Sarah Hollingshead; Sophie Bliss; Patrick J. Baker; C. Neil Hunter Chlorophylls (Chls) are modified tetrapyrrole molecules, essential for photosynthesis. These pigments possess an isocyclic E ring formed by the Mg-protoporphyrin IX monomethylester cyclase (MgPME–cyclase). We assessed the in vivo...
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Biochem J (2016) 473 (24): 4559–4572.
Published: 09 December 2016
... anhydrase carboxysomes cyanobacteria photosynthesis Cyanobacteria actively concentrate inorganic carbon by use of energy requiring CO 2 or pumps, thereby increasing the efficiency of carboxylation by ribulose-1,5-bisphophate carboxylase/oxygenase (RubisCO) [ 1 – 3 ]. The seeming...
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Biochem J (2014) 462 (3): 433–440.
Published: 22 August 2014
... group at the C8 position is reduced, forming an ethyl group, has been disputed. Results from species utilizing unrelated reductases suggest that C8-vinyl chlorophyllide is the preferred substrate for both enzymes. bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis chlorophyll C8-vinyl reductase photosynthesis...
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Biochem J (2011) 433 (3): 477–485.
Published: 14 January 2011
... ). 21 9 2010 12 11 2010 17 11 2010 17 11 2010 © The Authors Journal compilation © 2011 Biochemical Society 2011 antenna complex light-harvesting complex (Lhc) light reaction photoprotection photosynthesis Photosystem I In the first steps of photosynthesis, light...
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Biochem J (2009) 422 (2): 193–205.
Published: 13 August 2009
... to gain detailed information on the electronic structure of purple bacterial antenna complexes and to draw conclusions about the underlying physical structure. This information can be used to understand the energy-transfer reactions that are responsible for the earliest reactions in photosynthesis...
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Biochem J (2009) 419 (3): 681–688.
Published: 14 April 2009
... anhydrase chloroplast protein complex photosynthesis The acquisition of carbon dioxide is the main problem of photosynthetic carbon metabolism. It is generally believed that in C 3 -type photoautotrophs, CO 2 simply diffuses throughout the stroma and, hence, photosynthesis is severely influenced...
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Biochem J (2007) 401 (1): 13–28.
Published: 11 December 2006
...Samuel C. Zeeman; Steven M. Smith; Alison M. Smith Starch is a primary product of photosynthesis in leaves. In most plants, a large fraction of the carbon assimilated during the day is stored transiently in the chloroplast as starch for use during the subsequent night. Photosynthetic partitioning...
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Biochem J (2006) 399 (3): 525–534.
Published: 13 October 2006
... photosynthesis D -ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase (Rubisco) side reaction slow-binding inhibition The carboxylating enzyme Rubisco ( D -ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase, EC 4.1.1.39) is the central catalyst responsible for CO 2 acquisition in all schemes of aerobic...
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Biochem J (2001) 360 (1): 225–231.
Published: 08 November 2001
.... It is postulated that assays of total adenylates may provide an accurate measure of [Mg in plant tissues}cells and subcellular compartments, given that the adenylates are equilibrated by AK. Key words: adenylate energy charge, ATP}ADP ratio, cell energetics, photosynthesis, respiration. equilibrated in ŠiŠo via...
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Biochem J (1999) 338 (2): 409–416.
Published: 22 February 1999
... To whom correspondence should be addressed (e-mail t80gph1@wpo.cso.niu.edu ). 22 6 1998 9 11 1998 8 12 1998 The Biochemical Society, London © 1999 1999 carbon metabolism Phaseolus photosynthesis redox regulation Rubisco Biochem. J. (1999) 338, 409 416 (Printed in Great...