Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 247–253

Discovery of pheophytin function in the photosynthetic energy conversion as the primary electron acceptor of Photosystem II

Authors

  • Vyacheslav V. Klimov
    • Institute of Basic Biological Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1024990408747

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Klimov, V.V. Photosynthesis Research (2003) 76: 247. doi:10.1023/A:1024990408747

Abstract

This minireview describes the discovery of participation of pheophytin, a metal-free derivative of chlorophyll, in the early steps of photosynthetic solar energy conversion as the primary electron acceptor of Photosystem II.

electron acceptorA.V. KlevanikV.V. Klimov. A.A. KrasnovskypheophytinPhotosystem IIV. A. Shuvalov
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