, 36:1

Photosynthesis in Cuscuta Reflexa: A Total Plant Parasite

  • N. K. Choudhury
  • D. Sahu

DOI: 10.1023/A:1007025500452

Cite this article as:
Choudhury, N.K. & Sahu, D. Photosynthetica (1999) 36: 1. doi:10.1023/A:1007025500452


Photosynthetic properties of Cuscuta species, such as chloroplast ultrastructure, contents of chlorophylls, carotenoids, and plastid proteins, photosystem and CO2 fixation activities, and photosynthetic genes composition are reviewed.

carotenoids chlorophyll chloroplast ultrastructure CO2 fixation genes photosystems 1 and 2 plastid proteins 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. K. Choudhury
    • 1
  • D. Sahu
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Life SciencesSambalpur University, JyotiviharSambalpurIndia

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