Dark Relaxation of Variable Fluorescence of Green Leaves Measured by Means of Double Beam Fluorimeter

  • N. V. Karapetyan
  • N. G. Bukhov
  • M. G. Rakhimberdieva

Abstract

Illumination of green leaves by intense light results in transient changes of the fluorescence yield. The complex kinetics of fluorescence induction reflects the gradual activation of photosynthetic apparatus (1–3): quick reduction of Q — primary electron acceptor of Photosystem 2, its reoxidation by P700 via electron transport chain, accumulation of plastoquinone pool in reduced state, the beginning of function of Photosystem 1 acceptor part and then the photosynthetic carbon cycle.

Keywords

Methyl Viologen Fast Component Fluorescence Induction Actinic Light Variable Fluorescence 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. V. Karapetyan
    • 1
  • N. G. Bukhov
    • 2
  • M. G. Rakhimberdieva
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of BiochemistryMoscowUSSR
  2. 2.Institute of Plant PhysiologyMoscowUSSR

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