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Probing Photosynthesis: Mechanism, Regulation and Adaptation

Edited By: Mohammed Yunus, Uday Pathre and Prasanna Mohanty

558 pages, 2 col plates, 6 b/w photos, illus, 98 figs

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106090 | ISBN: 0748408215
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About this book

Provides details of experimental approaches that have been adopted to understand the complex regulatory and adaptive processes of photosynthesis. Covers Evolution, structure and function, Biodiversity metabolism and regulation, Stress and adaptation, and Techniques.


Contents

1. Milestones in Photosynthesis Govindjee 2. Natural oxygenic and anoxygenic photosynthesis based on newly found chlorophylls Shigeru Itoh and Masayo Iwaki 3. Light-harvesting antennas in plants Stephen M. Gomez and Parag R. Chitnis 4. Stalk, no stalk or double stalk? Experimental strategies, results and speculations on CF1CF0 interactions with photosynthetic ATP synthase R. J. Berzborn 5. Energy transduction on the Z-scheme Gunter Hauska and Matthias Arnold 6. Chloroplast thylakoid

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Biography

Dr. Mohammad Yunus is Head of Environmental Sciences, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India. Dr. Uday Pathre is a research scientist at the Plant Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Institute, also at the National Botanical Research Institute. Professor Prasanna Mohanty is at the School of Life Sciences at Jawahsarlal Nehru University, New Delhi. This volume is dedicated to Dr. P.V. Sane, Director of the National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to photosynthesis research and a very deep commitment to plant science.

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