Quantitation of Reaction Centers By HPLC Analysis of Minor but Key Chlorophyll-Type Pigments

  • T. Watanabe
  • M. Kobayashi


We have developed a rapid, high resolution normal-phase HPLC technique to quantitate the reaction centers in photosynthetic apparatus based on the amount of the minor but key chlorophyll (Chl)-type pigments, namely, Chl a’, pheophytin (Pheo) a, bacteriopheophytin (BPheo) a and bacteriochlorophyll (BChl) 663.


Reaction Center Photosynthetic Bacterium Flash Photolysis Green Sulfur Bacterium Primary Electron Acceptor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Watanabe
    • 1
  • M. Kobayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Industrial ScienceUniversity of TokyoMinato-ku, Tokyo 106Japan

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