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Biochem J (2024) BCJ20240125.
Published: 23 May 2024
...Elizabeth C Martin; Adam GM Bowie; Taylor Wellfare Reid; C. Neil Hunter; Andrew Hitchcock; David JK Swainsbury The reaction centre-light harvesting 1 (RC-LH1) core complex is indispensable for anoxygenic photosynthesis. In the purple bacterium Rhodobacter ( Rba. ) sphaeroides RC-LH1 is produced...
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Biochem J (2023) 480 (22): 1865–1869.
Published: 23 November 2023
... immunity. The study reported in the paper by Sanchez-Lucas et al. [ 21 ] demonstrates that growth under elevated CO 2 enhanced photosynthesis and aerial growth but reduced root length of oak ( Quercus robur ) seedlings. Crucially, high CO 2 enhanced the susceptibility of the seedlings to the powdery...
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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. Figure 5. Sucrose density gradients of solubilised...
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Biochem J (2022) 479 (5): 641–659.
Published: 04 March 2022
... with Portland Press and the Biochemical Society under a transformative agreement with UK. cell nucleus chloroplast development photosynthesis Cellular compartmentalisation is essential for the regulation of metabolism and gene expression [ 1 ]. Reciprocal communication between the mitochondria...
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Biochem J (2022) 479 (1): 111–127.
Published: 14 January 2022
... agreement with TIB German Alliance. Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cyclic electron flow cytochrome b 6 f complex photosynthesis state transitions In the next step, we measured redox kinetics of the b 6 f complex (refer to Discussion for details). Figure 2B shows the flash-induced...
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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
... , consisting only of A, B, C, D, E, K and M subunits, has been recently obtained and crystalized; however, no high-resolution structure could be resolved, casting some doubt on the intactness of the complex [ 6 ]. circular dichroism cyanobacteria fluorescence resonance energy transfer photosynthesis...
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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
... 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 the enzyme ferredoxin (Fd)-NADP(H) oxidoreductase (FNR). The cytochrome b 6 f complex ( b 6 f ) functionally interconnects the two...
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Biochem J (2020) 477 (6): 1149–1158.
Published: 27 March 2020
... raised the question of whether 2-nitrothiophene would have similar effects on a higher plant, where ferredoxin involved in photosynthesis is very similar to that in cyanobacteria. Indeed, application of 0.5–1 mM 2-nitrothiophene to a culture of the aquatic plant Lemna minor , used here as a convenient...
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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. Correspondence: Matthew P. Johnson ( matt.johnson@sheffield.ac.uk ) * Matthew Johnson was the recipient of the Biochemical Society's Colworth Medal in 2018. 31 1 2018 7 3 2018 8 3 2018 © 2018...
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Biochem J (2017) 474 (6): 877–883.
Published: 07 March 2017
... by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 (CC BY) . cell signalling oxidative stress photoinhibition photosynthesis reactive oxygen species Redox signalling is an essential component of cellular energy...
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Biochem J (2017) 474 (5): 827–849.
Published: 20 February 2017
.... Williams ( sjwill@unimelb.edu.au ) or Ethan D. Goddard-Borger ( goddard-borger.e@wehi.edu.au ) 19 10 2016 21 12 2016 23 12 2016 © 2017 The Author(s); published by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2017 chloroplasts glycolipids photosynthesis...
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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
... The Author(s); published by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2016 bacterial microcompartments carbon dioxide-concentrating mechanism carbonic anhydrase carboxysomes cyanobacteria photosynthesis Cyanobacteria actively concentrate inorganic carbon by use of energy...
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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
... The Authors Journal compilation © 2011 Biochemical Society 2011 In the first steps of photosynthesis, light energy is captured and converted into chemical energy. In higher plants and algae, this process takes place in the thylakoid membrane, where PSII (Photosystem II) and PSI work in concert...
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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...