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Phosphorylation of Membrane Proteins in Control of Excitation Energy Transfer

  • John F. Allen
  • Michael A. Harrison
Part of the FEMS Symposium book series (FEMSS)

Abstract

In chloroplasts of green plants a broad function for phosphorylation of light-harvesting polypeptides is relatively well characterised while the mechanism by which phosphorylation exerts its effect is mostly a matter for speculation. The state of knowledge for the photosynthetic purple bacteria and cyanobacteria is much less satisfactory, and for the green photosynthetic bacteria it is non-existent.

Keywords

Glutamine Synthetase Excitation Energy Transfer Cascade Control Photosynthetic Purple Bacterium Green Photosynthetic Bacterium 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • John F. Allen
    • 1
  • Michael A. Harrison
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pure and Applied BiologyUniversity of LeedsLeedsEngland

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