Editorial. Preface. Color Plates. Part I: Evolution, Complexity and Regulation of Photosynthetic Structures. 1. Thylakoid Biogenesis and Dynamics: The Result of a Complex Phylogenetic Puzzle; R.G. Herrmann, P. Westhoff. Part II: Gene Expression and Signal Transduction. 2. Plastic RNA Polymerases in Higher Plants; K. Liere, P. Maliga. 3. Phytochrome and Regulation of Photosynthetic Gene Expression; M. Malakhov, C. Bowler. 4. Regulating Synthesis of the Purple Bacterial Photosystem; C.E. Bauer. 5. Redox Regulation of Photosynthetic Genes; G. Link. 6. Sugar Sensing and Regulation of Photosynthetic Carbon Metabolism; U. Sonnewald. 7. Editing, Polyadenylation and Degradation of mRNA in the Chloroplast; G. Schuster, R. Bock. 8. Regulation of Chloroplast Translation; A. Somanchi, S.P. Mayfield. Part III: Biogenesis, Turnover and Senescence. 9. Proteins Involved in Biogenesis of the Thylakoid Membrane; K.J. van Wijk. 10. Peptidyl-Prolyl Isomerases and Regulation of Photosynthetic Functions; A.V. Vener. 11. Role of the Plastid Envelope in the Biogenesis of Chloroplast Lipids; M.A. Block, et al. 12. Pigment Assembly - Transport and Ligation; H. Paulsen. 13. Chlorophyll Biosynthesis - Metabolism and Strategies of Higher Plants to Avoid Photooxidative Stress; K. Apel. 14. Transport of Metals: A Key Process in Oxygenic Photosynthesis; H. Pakrasi, et al. 15. Chloroplast Proteases and Their Role in Photosynthesis Regulation; Z. Adam. 16. Senescence and Cell Death in Plant Development: Chloroplast Senescence and its Regulation; P. Matile. Part IV: Regulation of Carbon Metabolism. 17. Dynamics of Photosynthetic CO2 Fixation: Control, Regulation and Productivity; S. Gutteridge, D.B. Jordan. 18. Chloroplastic Carbonic Anhydrases; G. Samuelsson, J. Karlsson. 19. Thioredoxin and Glutaredoxin: General Aspects and Involvement in Redox Regulation; A. Holmgren. 20. The Structure and Function of the Ferredoxin/Thioredoxin System in Photosynthesis; P. Schurmann, B.B. Buchanan. 21. Reversible Phosphorylation in the Regulation of Photosynthetic Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase in C4 Plants; J. Vidal, et al. Part V: Acclimation and Stress Responses. 22. Photodamage and D1 Protein Turnover in Photosystem II; B. Andersson, E.-M. Aro. 23. Phosphorylation of Photosystem II Proteins; E. Rintamaki, E.-M. Aro. 24. Novel Aspects on the Regulation of Thylakoid Protein Phosphorylation; I. Ohad, et al. 25. Enzymes and Mechanisms for Violaxanthin-Zeaxanthin Conversion; M. Eskling, et al. 26. The PsbS Protein: A Cab-Protein with a Function of Its Own; C. Funk. 27. Redox Sensing of Photooxidative Stress and Acclimatory Mechanisms in Plants; S. Karpinski, et al. 28. The Elip Family of Stress Proteins in the Thylakoid Membranes of Pro- and Eukaryota; I. Adamska. 29. Regulation, Inhibition and Protection of Photosystem I; Y. Hihara, K. Sonoike. 30. Regulation of Photosynthetic Electron Transport; P.J. Nixon, C.W. Mullineaux Part VI: Photosynthetic Regulation and Genomics -- Methodological Implications for the Future. 31. Functional Genomics in Synechocystic sp. PCC6803: Resources for Comprehensive Studies of Gene Function and Regulation; T. Kaneko, S. Tabata. 32. Arabidopsis Genetics and Functional Genomics in the Post-Genome Era; W.-R. Scheible, et al. Index.