Purification and C-Terminal Sequence Analysis of Photosystem II Reaction Center Polypeptide, Dl and D2

  • Hiroyuki Nakane
  • Yuichiro Takahashi


The RC subunit s of PS II are designated as Dl and D2, and are encoded by psb A and psb D genes, respectively, in chloroplast genome (1–3). These subunits are intrinsic proteins containing several conserved regions in the primary structure and have a similar molecular mass of about 30 kDa. In addition, the amount of these proteins is relatively small. It has been, therefore, difficult to purify the Dl and D2 on a large scale.


Chloroplast Genome Intrinsic Protein Time High Concentration Similar Molecular Mass Free Pigment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroyuki Nakane
    • 1
  • Yuichiro Takahashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biology, Faculty of ScienceOkayama UniversityOkayama 700Japan

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