ISBN-10:
3527317309
ISBN-13:
9783527317301
Pub. Date:
10/13/2008
Publisher:
Wiley
Photosynthetic Protein Complexes: A Structural Approach / Edition 1

Photosynthetic Protein Complexes: A Structural Approach / Edition 1

by Petra FrommePetra Fromme

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Overview

Perfectly timed, this handbook covers many important aspects of the topic that have only recently been understood — making this a truly comprehensive work. With its extensive use of color, it surveys the most important proteins involved in photosynthesis, discussing the structural information we have at our disposal. Most chapters are dedicated to one protein, while a few also summarize general associated concepts.
The book also has an accompanying website that contains data files and animations to allow readers to visualize many of the complicated proteins presented.
A must for anyone studying photosynthesis and structural biology, as well as those working in the plant and crop biotechnology industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783527317301
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/13/2008
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 6.98(w) x 9.68(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Professor Petra Fromme carried out her initial studies in Biochemistry at the Free University of Berlin, and her PhD in Chemistry in the Technical University of Berlin. She is author of over 70 scientific publications. She then worked as professor in the Technical University of Berlin, before becoming Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Arizona State University in 2002, the position she currently holds. She has received several international awards for her work including the Biology 2001 award of the Academy of Science of Goettingen, the Robin Hill Award of the International Photosynthesis Society and the Lemberg Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Science.

Table of Contents

Overview on Photosynthesis (Fromme, Grotjohann)
Structure and Function of Cyanobacterial Photosystem I (Krau?)
A Glimpse into the Atomic Structure of Plant Photosystem I (Amunts, Drory, Nelson)
Structure and Function of Photosystem II (Shen, Henmi, Kamiya)
Current Models and Mechanism of Water Splitting (McCarrick, Britt)
Supercomplexes of Photosystem I and II with External Antenna Complexes in Cyanobacteria and Plants (Dekker, Boekema)
Structure, Spectroscopy, and Function of the Cytochrome b6f Complex:
Heme cn and n-side Electron and Proton Transfer Reactions (Cramer, Baniulis, Yamashita, Zhang, Zatsman, Hendrich)
Plastocyanin and Cytochrome c6: the Soluble Electron Carriers between the Cytochrome b6f Complex and Photosystem I (Diaz-Quintana, Hervas, Navarro, De la Rosa)
The Structure of the H+-ATP-Synthase from Chloroplasts (Bottcher, Graber)
Structure of the Light Harvesting Complex II (Liu, Chang)
Structure of the Phycobilisome Antennae in Cyanobacteria and Red Algae (Adir)
Reaction Centers from Purple Bacteria (Allen, Williams)
Anoxygenic type I Photosystems and Evolution of Photosynthetic Reaction Centers (Hohmann-Marriott, Blankenship)
The structure of Purple Bacterial Antenna Complexes (Cogdell, Gardiner, Gabrielsen, Southall, Roszak, Isaacs, Fujii, Hashimoto)
Ferrodoxin in Photosynthesis (Fromme)

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