Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria (Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration v. 2)

Anoxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria (Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration v. 2)

By: C.E. Bauer (editor), M. T. Madigan (editor), R. E. Blankenship (editor)Hardback

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This volume describes aspects of non-oxygen-evolving photosynthetic bacteria. The 62 chapters are organized into themes of: taxonomy, physiology and ecology; molecular structure of pigments and cofactors; membrane and cell wall structure - antenna structure and function; reaction centre structure and electron/proton pathways; cyclic electron transfer; metabolic processes; genetics; and regulation of gene expression, and applications. The book is intended for use by advanced undergraduate and graduate students and senior researchers in the areas of microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, biophysics and biotechnology.

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Part 1 Taxonomy, Physiology and Ecology: 1. Taxonomy and Physiology of Phototrophic Purple Bacteria and Green Sulphur Bacteria; J.F. Imhoff. 2. Taxonomy, Physiology and Ecology of Heliobacteria; M.T. Madigan, J.G. Ormerod. 3. Taxonomy and Physiology of Filamentous Anoxygenic Phototrophs; B.K. Pierson, R.W. Castenholz. 4. Ecology of Phototrophic Sulfur Bacteria; H. Van Gemerden, J. Mas. 5. Ecology of Thermophilic Anoxygenic Phototrophs; R.W. Castenholz, B.K. Pierson. 6. Aerobic Anoxygenic Phototrophs; K. Shimada. 7. Bacteriochlorophyll-Containing Rhizobium Species; D.E. Fleischman, et al. Part 2 Molecular Structure and Biosynthesis of Pigments and Cofactors: 8. Biosynthesis and Structures of the Bacteriochlorophylls; M.O. Senge, K.M. Smith. 9. Biosynthesis and Structures of Porphyrins and Hemes; S.I. Beale. 10. Lipids, Quinones and Fatty Acids of Anoxygenic Phototrophic Bacteria; J.M. Imhoff, U. Bias-Imhoff. Part 3 Membrane and Cell Wall Architecture and Organization: 11. Anoxygenic Phototrophic Bacteria: Model Organisms for Studies on Cell Wall Macromolecules; J. Weckesser, et al. 12. Structure, Molecular Organization, and Biosynthesis of Membranes of Purple Bacteria; G. Drews, J.R. Golecki. 13. Membranes and Chlorosomes of Green Bacteria: Structure, Composition and Development; J. Oelze, J.R. Golecki. 14. Organization of Electron Transfer Components and Supercomplexes; A. Vermeglio, et al. Part 4 Antenna Structure and Function: 15. Theory of Electronic Energy Transfer; W.S. Struve. 16. Structure and Organization of Purple Bacterial Antenna Complexes; H. Zuber, R.J. Cogdell. 17. Kinetics of Excitation Transfer and Trapping in Purple Bacteria; V. Sundstrom, R. van Grondelle. 18. Singlet Energy Transfer from Carotenoids to Bacteriochlorophylls; H.A. Frank, R.L. Christensen. 19. Coupling of Antennas to Reaction Centres; A. Freiberg. 20. Antenna Complexes from Green Photosynthetic Bacteria; R.E. Blankenship, et al. 21. Structure-Function Relationships in Core Light-Harvesting Complexes (LHI) as Determined by Characterization of the Structural Subunit and by Reconstitution Experiments; P.A. Loach, P.S. Parkes-Loach. 22. Genetic Manipulation of the Antenna Complexes of Purple Bacteria; C.N. Hunter. Part 5 Reaction Centre Structure, Electron and Proton Transfer Pathways: 23. The Structures of Photosynthetic Reaction Centres from Purple Bacteria as Revealed by X-Ray Crystallography; C.R.D. Lancaster, et al. 24. The Pathway, Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Electron Transfer in Wild Type and Mutant Reaction Centres of Purple Nonsulfur Bacteria; N.W. Woodbury, J.P. Allen. 25. Theoretical Analyses of Electron-Transfer Reactions; W.W. Parson, A. Warshel. 26. Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer Reactions of QB in Reaction Centers from Photosynthetic Bacteria; M.Y. Okamura, G. Feher. (Part contents).

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  • publication date: 31/08/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780792336815
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1368
  • ID: 9780792336815
  • weight: 3331
  • ISBN10: 079233681X

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