Photosynthesis

Plastid Biology, Energy Conversion and Carbon Assimilation

ISBN: 978-94-007-1578-3 (Print) 978-94-007-1579-0 (Online)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxvi

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-32

      The Photosynthetic World

  3. Plastid Biochemistry and Physiology

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      Pages 33-33

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      Pages 35-61

      Origin, Evolution and Division of Plastids

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      Chapter

      Pages 63-94

      Chlorophyll Biosynthesis in Higher Plants

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      Pages 95-112

      Biosynthesis, Localization and Concentration of Carotenoids in Plants and Algae

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      Pages 113-126

      Assembly of Light Harvesting Pigment-Protein Complexes in Photosynthetic Eukaryotes

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      Pages 127-149

      Chlorophyll-Binding Proteins of Higher Plants and Cyanobacteria

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      Pages 151-173

      Plant Proteomics and Photosynthesis

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      Pages 175-190

      Intracellular Signaling from Plastids to the Nucleus

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      Pages 191-216

      Role of the Envelope Membranes in Chloroplast Glycerolipid Biosynthesis

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      Pages 217-230

      Leaf Senescence and Transformation of Chloroplasts to Gerontoplasts

  4. Photosynthetic Responses of Plants to Environmental Stress

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 231-231

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      Pages 233-250

      The Role of Membrane Structure in Acclimation to Low-Temperature Stress

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      Pages 251-274

      Heat Stress: Susceptibility, Recovery and Regulation

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      Pages 275-297

      Photosynthetic Responses of Plants to Excess Light: Mechanisms and Conditions for Photoinhibition, Excess Energy Dissipation and Repair

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      Chapter

      Pages 299-317

      Light Stress Proteins in Viruses, Cyanobacteria and Photosynthetic Eukaryota

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      Chapter

      Pages 319-330

      Environmentally-Induced Oxidative Stress and Its Signaling

  5. Energy Conversion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 331-331

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      Chapter

      Pages 333-357

      The Characteristics of Specific Chlorophylls and Their Roles in Biogenesis of the Photosynthetic Apparatus

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      Chapter

      Pages 359-414

      Photosynthetic Water Splitting: Apparatus and Mechanism

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      Pages 415-443

      Fluorescence Emission from the Photosynthetic Apparatus

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      Pages 445-474

      Thermoluminescence

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      Pages 475-500

      Regulation of Photosystem II Electron Transport by Bicarbonate

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