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Biochem Soc Trans (2019) BST20190322.
Published: 22 November 2019
...Veronica G. Maurino Current crop yields will not be enough to sustain today's diets for a growing global population. As plant photosynthetic efficiency has not reached its theoretical maximum, optimizing photosynthesis is a promising strategy to enhance plant productivity. The low productivity of C...
Biochem Soc Trans (2018) 46 (2): 321-328.
Published: 09 March 2018
...Elmien Heyneke; Alisdair R. Fernie Photosynthesis is fundamental to biomass production, but is a dynamic process sensitive to environmental constraints. In recent years, approaches to increase biomass and grain yield by altering photosynthetically related processes in the plant have received...
Biochem Soc Trans (2018) 46 (2): 285-294.
Published: 27 February 2018
...). Published by Portland Press Limited on behalf of the Biochemical Society 2018 evolution light-harvesting complexes membrane complexes photosynthesis photosystems structure The photochemical functions of oxygenic photosynthesis are performed by two photosystems, designated photosystem I...
Biochem Soc Trans (2015) 43 (6): 1133-1139.
Published: 27 November 2015
..., incorporating the dynamics of photosynthesis remains one of the major challenges while reconstructing metabolic networks of plants and other photosynthetic organisms. In this review, we aim to provide arguments that small-scale models are still a suitable choice when it comes to discovering organisational...
Biochem Soc Trans (2014) 42 (2): 543-547.
Published: 20 March 2014
..., photosynthetic organisms are exposed to the danger of RCs produced in sugar metabolism during both respiration and photosynthesis. RCs such as methylglyoxal and acrolein have toxic effects on the photosynthetic activity of higher plants and cyanobacteria. These toxic effects are assumed to occur uniquely in...
Biochem Soc Trans (2013) 41 (5): 1207-1218.
Published: 23 September 2013
... discovery. 1 email junge@uos.de 16 8 2013 © 2013 The Authors 2013 cell respiration electron transport molecular bioenergetics phosphorylation photosynthesis proton transport Early research into ‘bioenergetics’, the energy supply for life, started in the 18th Century...
Biochem Soc Trans (2012) 40 (6): 1302-1307.
Published: 21 November 2012
... photosynthesis Global primary energy production is dominated by fossil fuels [ 1 ], but the contribution of their combustion products to the greenhouse effect, coupled with diminishing and increasingly unreliable sources of fuel, is driving the innovation of diverse alternative energy technologies. Using...
Biochem Soc Trans (2010) 38 (2): 702-704.
Published: 22 March 2010
... xanthophyll cycle. 1 email wieslaw.gruszecki@umcs.pl 19 10 2009 © The Authors Journal compilation © 2010 Biochemical Society 2010 light-harvesting complex II (LHCII) photoprotection photosynthesis violaxanthin xanthophyll xanthophyll cycle Collecting light quanta to...
Biochem Soc Trans (2009) 37 (2): 400-407.
Published: 20 March 2009
... layman the word ‘photosynthesis’ is usually associated with green plants, much of our understanding of the molecular basis of biological transduction of light energy has come from studies of purple photosynthetic bacteria. Their RCs (reaction centres) and attendant light-harvesting complexes have been...
Biochem Soc Trans (2007) 35 (1): 28-32.
Published: 22 January 2007
... metabolism protein phosphorylation photosynthesis reactive oxygen species (ROS) sucrose phosphate synthase (SPS) This review focuses on phosphorylation and signalling in plants. It takes quite a broad overview of the subject, but, within that, highlights topics that are current research interests...
Biochem Soc Trans (2006) 34 (5): 619-631.
Published: 25 October 2006
... photosynthesis photosystem II water splitting Approx. 2.5 billion years ago, an enzyme emerged which would dramatically change the chemical composition of our planet and set in motion an unprecedented explosion in biological activity. This enzyme used solar energy to power the thermodynamically and...
Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (4): 758-762.
Published: 01 August 2005
... addressed (email fabrice.rebeille@cea.fr ). 12 4 2005 © 2005 The Biochemical Society 2005 C 1 -metabolism coenzyme biosynthesis mitochondria photosynthesis plant development tetrahydrofolate (H 4 F) The synthesis of numerous compounds and the regulation of many metabolic...
Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (1): 51-55.
Published: 01 February 2005
... functions related to redox gene expression. 1 To whom correspondence should be addressed (email Samuel.Kaplan@uth.tmc.edu ). 20 9 2004 © 2005 The Biochemical Society 2005 carotenoid cbb 3 terminal oxidase electron transport photosynthesis PrrBAC two-component system redox...
Biochem Soc Trans (2001) 29 (4): 452-455.
Published: 01 August 2001
... respiration or photosynthesis has led to the identification of genes encoding factors required for the expression of specific organellar genes, and genes encoding structural components of the complexes. 1 To whom correspondence should be addressed (e-mail s.purton@ucl.ac.uk ) 21 3 2001...
Biochem Soc Trans (2001) 29 (4): 403-407.
Published: 01 August 2001
...J. Forsberg; M. Rosenquist; L. Fraysse; J. F. Allen Redox chemistry is central to the primary functions of chloroplasts and mitochondria, that is, to energy conversion in photosynthesis and respiration. However, these bioenergetic organelles always contain very small, specialized genetic systems...
Biochem Soc Trans (2001) 29 (4): 455-459.
Published: 01 August 2001
...S. Bailey; P. Silva; P. Nixon; C. Mullineaux; C. Robinson; N. Mann Oxygenic photosynthesis can be described effectively by using two long-standing models: the Z-scheme and the chemiosmotic hypothesis. However, these models do not reveal the dynamic nature of the thylakoid membrane and the four...