Comparison of the O2 -Evolving Complexes of Oscillatoria Chalybea with that of Different Greening Stages of Higher Plant Chloroplasts: An Amperometric and Mass Spectrometric Study

  • Klaus P. Bader
  • Fabrice Franck
  • Georg H. Schmid
Part of the Nato ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 226)


Photosynthetic formation of reduction equivalents is achieved by the reduction of NADP+ with water as the electron donor. In this reaction water is split and oxygen is the oxidation product. Molecular oxygen is formed by the abstraction of 2 electrons from each of the two water molecules.


Oxygen Evolution Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution Deactivation Kinetic High Plant Chloroplast Flash Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus P. Bader
    • 1
  • Fabrice Franck
    • 2
  • Georg H. Schmid
    • 1
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl Zellphysiologie, Fakultät für BiologieBielefeld 1Germany
  2. 2.Service de PhotobiologieUniversité de LiègeLiègeBelgium

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