Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 81, Issue 3, pp 207–214

Rings, Ellipses and Horseshoes: How Purple Bacteria Harvest Solar Energy

  • Richard J. Cogdell
  • Alastair T. Gardiner
  • Aleksander W. Roszak
  • Christopher J. Law
  • June Southall
  • Neil W. Isaacs
Article

DOI: 10.1023/B:PRES.0000036883.56959.a9

Cite this article as:
Cogdell, R.J., Gardiner, A.T., Roszak, A.W. et al. Photosynthesis Research (2004) 81: 207. doi:10.1023/B:PRES.0000036883.56959.a9

Abstract

This Review summarises the current state of research on the structure and function of light-harvesting apparatus in purple photosynthetic bacteria. Particular emphasis is placed on the major open questions still outstanding in this field in addition to what is already known.

bacteriochlorophyll a carotenoids energy transfer light-harvesting purple photosynthetic bacteria 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard J. Cogdell
    • 1
  • Alastair T. Gardiner
    • 1
  • Aleksander W. Roszak
    • 2
  • Christopher J. Law
    • 1
  • June Southall
    • 1
  • Neil W. Isaacs
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life SciencesUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK

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