Characterization of chlorophyll-protein complexes isolated from two marine green algae, Bryopsis maxima and Ulva pertusa, growing in the intertidal zone.


:Three Chl-protein complexes were isolated from thylakoid membranes of Bryopsis maxima and Ulva pertusa, marine green algae that inhabit the intertidal zone of the Pacific Ocean off the eastern coast of Japan by dodecyl-beta-D-maltoside polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. The slowest-moving fractions showed low Chl a/b and Chl/P-700 ratios, indicating that this fraction corresponds to complexes in PS I, which is large in both algae. The intermediate and fastest-moving fractions showed the traits of PS II complexes, with some associated Chl a/b-protein complexes and LHC II, respectively. The spectral properties of the separated Chl-proteins were also determined. The absorption spectra showed a shallow shoulder at 540 nm derived from siphonaxanthin in Bryopsis maxima, but not in Ulva pertusa. The 77 K emission spectra showed a single peak in Bryopsis maxima and two peaks in Ulva pertusa. Besides the excitation spectra indicated that the excitation energy transfer to the PS I complexes differed quite a lot higher plants. This suggested that the mechanisms of energy transfer in both of these algae differ from those of higher plants. Considering the light environment of this coastal area, the large size of the antennae of PS I complexes implies that the antennae are arranged so as to balance light absorption between the two photosystems. In addition, we discuss the relationships among the photosystem stoichiometry, the energy transfer, and the distribution between the two photosystems.


Photosynth Res


Photosynthesis research


Yamazaki JY,Kozu A,Fukunaga Y




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    abstract::A chlorosome is an antenna complex located on the cytoplasmic side of the inner membrane in green photosynthetic bacteria that contains tens of thousands of self-assembled bacteriochlorophylls (BChls). Green bacteria are known to incorporate various esterifying alcohols at the C-17 propionate position of BChls in the ...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wang Y,Freund DM,Magdaong NM,Urban VS,Frank HA,Hegeman AD,Tang JK

    更新日期:2014-10-01 00:00:00

  • Changes in photosynthetic rates and growth following root treatments of tomato plants with phytohormones.

    abstract::The effects of root applications of kinetin, gibberellic acid (GA3) and indoleacetic acid (IAA) on photosynthesis was measured using an open infrared CO2 gas-exchange system. There was a 30-35% increase in the photosynthetic rates (mg CO2/dm(2)/hr) of attached leaves within 8 hr following root treatment with 0.47 μM k...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Dong CN,Arteca RN

    更新日期:1982-01-01 00:00:00

  • Low-frequency fourier transform infrared spectroscopy of the oxygen-evolving complex in Photosystem II.

    abstract::In this communication, we report our progress on the development of low-frequency Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopic techniques to study metal-substrate and metal-ligand vibrational modes in the Photosystem II/oxygen-evolving complex (PS II/OEC). This information will provide important structural and mech...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chu HA,Gardner MT,Hillier W,Babcock GT

    更新日期:2000-01-01 00:00:00

  • Thomas John Wydrzynski (8 July 1947-16 March 2018).

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 传,历史文章,杂志文章


    authors: Conlan B,Govindjee,Messinger J

    更新日期:2019-06-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:1988-02-01 00:00:00

  • Selenium-induced protection of photosynthesis activity in rape (Brassica napus) seedlings subjected to cadmium stress. Fluorescence and EPR measurements.

    abstract::Fluorescence and electron paramagnetic resonance measurements were used to study selenium influence on photosystem activity in rape seedlings affected by Cd stress. Water cultures containing Hoagland nutrients were supplemented with 400 microM of CdCl(2), 2 microM of Na(2)SeO(4) and a mixture of both CdCl(2) and Na(2)...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2010-09-01 00:00:00

  • Inhibition of the catalase reaction of Photosystem II by anions.

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:1993-01-01 00:00:00

  • Green sulfur bacteria from hypersaline Chiprana Lake (Monegros, Spain): habitat description and phylogenetic relationship of isolated strains.

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Vila X,Guyoneaud R,Cristina XP,Figueras JB,Abella CA

    更新日期:2002-01-01 00:00:00

  • Phototrophic purple sulfur bacteria as heat engines in the South Andros Black Hole.

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2008-02-01 00:00:00

  • Immunochemical quantification of cytochrome f in leaves of a non-yellowing senescence mutant of Festuca pratensis.

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Davies TG,Thomas H,Rogers LJ

    更新日期:1990-04-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:1994-12-01 00:00:00

  • Molecular biology of the C3 photosynthetic carbon reduction cycle.

    abstract::In recent years the enzymes of the C3 photosynthetic carbon reduction (PCR) cycle have been studied using the techniques of molecular biology. In this review we discuss the primary protein sequences and structural predictions that have been made for a number of these enzymes, which, with the input of crystallographic ...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Raines CA,Lloyd JC,Dyer TA

    更新日期:1991-01-01 00:00:00

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    abstract::Effect of chemical oxidation by ferricyanide on bacteriochlorophyll a (BChl a) in the Fenna-Matthews-Olson protein (FMO) was studied using absorbance and fluorescence spectroscopy at ambient and cryogenic temperatures. Partially selective oxidation of pigments bound to the antenna complex was achieved and the probable...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bina D,Blankenship RE

    更新日期:2013-09-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ho MY,Gan F,Shen G,Bryant DA

    更新日期:2017-02-01 00:00:00

  • Occurrence of the carotenoid lactucaxanthin in higher plant LHC II.

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Phillip D,Young AJ

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  • The FMO Protein.

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Olson JM

    更新日期:2004-01-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kufryk G,Hernandez-Prieto MA,Kieselbach T,Miranda H,Vermaas W,Funk C

    更新日期:2008-02-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Katz JJ

    更新日期:1990-12-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Salih G,Wiklund R,Tyystjärvi T,Mäenpää P,Gerez C,Jansson C

    更新日期:1996-08-01 00:00:00

  • Effect of temperature on light utilization efficiency of leaves in C3 legumes and C 4 grasses.

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ludlow MM

    更新日期:1981-12-01 00:00:00

  • Interactions among leaf photosynthetic rates, flowering and pod set in soybeans.

    abstract::The seasonal maximum in photosynthetic CO2 exchange rate (CER) and the cessation of leaf expansion in soybeans (Glycine max (L.) Merr) accompany fruiting under normal agricultural conditions. To investigate whether these phenomena were obligatively tied together, we caused early flowering of long-season varieties by i...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Enos WT,Alfich RA,Hesketh JD,Woolley JT

    更新日期:1982-12-01 00:00:00

  • Carbohydrate regulation of leaf development: Prolongation of leaf senescence in Rubisco antisense mutants of tobacco.

    abstract::Previous investigations have shown that increased source strength as a result of elevated CO(2) can alter the timing of the phases of change that occur in photosynthetic rates during dicot leaf ontogeny [Miller et al. (1997) Plant Physiol 115: 1195-1200]. To evaluate the converse situation of decreased source strength...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Miller A,Schlagnhaufer C,Spalding M,Rodermel S

    更新日期:2000-01-01 00:00:00

  • High-throughput pyrosequencing of the chloroplast genome of a highly neutral-lipid-producing marine pennate diatom, Fistulifera sp. strain JPCC DA0580.

    abstract::The chloroplast genome of the highly neutral-lipid-producing marine pennate diatom Fistulifera sp. strain JPCC DA0580 was fully sequenced using high-throughput pyrosequencing. The general features and gene content were compared with three other complete diatom chloroplast genomes. The chloroplast genome is 134,918 bp ...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tanaka T,Fukuda Y,Yoshino T,Maeda Y,Muto M,Matsumoto M,Mayama S,Matsunaga T

    更新日期:2011-09-01 00:00:00

  • Integration of microalgae cultivation with industrial waste remediation for biofuel and bioenergy production: opportunities and limitations.

    abstract::There is currently a renewed interest in developing microalgae as a source of renewable energy and fuel. Microalgae hold great potential as a source of biomass for the production of energy and fungible liquid transportation fuels. However, the technologies required for large-scale cultivation, processing, and conversi...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: McGinn PJ,Dickinson KE,Bhatti S,Frigon JC,Guiot SR,O'Leary SJ

    更新日期:2011-09-01 00:00:00

  • The inhibitory effects of acidification and augmented oxygen pressure on water oxidation.

    abstract::Cyanobacteria, algae, and plants produce dioxygen from water. Driven and clocked by light quanta, the catalytic Mn(4)Ca Tyrosine centre accumulates four oxidizing equivalents before it abstracts four electrons from water and liberates dioxygen and protons. Intermediates of this reaction cascade are short-lived (<100 m...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Clausen J,Junge W

    更新日期:2008-10-01 00:00:00

  • Chlorophylls, ligands and assembly of light-harvesting complexes in chloroplasts.

    abstract::Chlorophyll (Chl) b serves an essential function in accumulation of light-harvesting complexes (LHCs) in plants. In this article, this role of Chl b is explored by considering the properties of Chls and the ligands with which they interact in the complexes. The overall properties of the Chls, not only their spectral f...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Hoober JK,Eggink LL,Chen M

    更新日期:2007-11-01 00:00:00

  • International conference on "Photosynthesis research for sustainability-2013: in honor of Jalal A. Aliyev", held during June 5-9, 2013, Baku, Azerbaijan.

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    journal_title:Photosynthesis research



    authors: Allakhverdiev SI,Huseynova IM,Govindjee

    更新日期:2013-12-01 00:00:00

  • Insights into the interactions of cyanobacteria with uranium.

    abstract::Due to various activities associated with nuclear industry, uranium is migrated to aquatic environments like groundwater, ponds or oceans. Uranium forms stable carbonate complexes in the oxic waters of pH 7-10 which results in a high degree of uranium mobility. Microorganisms employ various mechanisms which significan...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Acharya C,Apte SK

    更新日期:2013-11-01 00:00:00

  • The development of antenna complexes of barley (Hordeum vulgare cv. Akcent) under different light conditions as judged from the analysis of 77 K chlorophyll a fluorescence spectra.

    abstract::Using 77 K chlorophyll a (Chl a) fluorescence spectra in vivo, the development was studied of Photosystems II (PS II) and I (PS I) during greening of barley under intermittent light followed by continuous light at low (LI, 50 mumol m(-2) s(-1)) and high (HI, 1000 mumol m(-2) s(-1)) irradiances. The greening at HI inte...

    journal_title:Photosynthesis research

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Cajánek M,Navrátil M,Kurasová I,Kalina J,Spunda V

    更新日期:2002-01-01 00:00:00