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Photosynthesis: Regulation Under Varying Light Regimes

By: VS Rama Das

Science Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #147989 | ISBN: 1578083435
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Highlights various mechanisms followed by plants to overcome high light stress and photoinhibition, and also how plants respond to low light levels.


Light Interception: Basics and Structural Aspects; Introduction; Light Harvesting; Structure and Role of Antennae; Composition of Photosystems; Photosystem II: Composition and Structure; Photosystem I: Structure and Organization; Photoinhibition; Introduction; Occurrence of Photoinhibition; Photoinhibition of Photosystem II; Photoinactivation; Degradation of D1 Protein; Photoinhibition of PS I Photoprotection; Introduction; Thermal Dissipation of Excitation Energy; Xanthophyll Cycle; Additional Electron Sinks; Leaf Helitoropism, Solar Tracking and Regulation of Light Harvesting; Introduction; Paraheliotropism and Significance; Diaheliotropism; Leaf Heliotropism and Photosystem II Efficiency; Site of Perception and Mechanism of Leaf Movements; Acclimation of Photosynthesis to Light Environment; Introduction; Regulation; Acclimation to Irradiance Levels; Acclimation in Mature Levels; Acclimation to Changing Light Regime; Transgenics and Biotechnological Approaches; Introduction; Photosystems: Reaction Centres; Light Harvesting Antennae; Photoinhibition: Transgenics; Functional Genomics of Plant Photosynthesis; Concluding Remarks; References

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