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Biochem Soc Trans (2023) 51 (2): 627–637.
Published: 17 March 2023
...Ignacio Sparrow-Muñoz; Timothy C. Chen; Steven J. Burgess Rubisco activase (RCA) catalyzes the release of inhibitory sugar phosphates from ribulose-1,6-biphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) and can play an important role in biochemical limitations of photosynthesis under dynamic light...
Biochem Soc Trans (2023) 51 (2): 473–486.
Published: 09 March 2023
... by the participation of University of Manchester in an all-inclusive Read & Publish agreement with Portland Press and the Biochemical Society under a transformative agreement with JISC. abiotic stress acclimation environment light photosynthesis temperature Growing in continuously changing...
Biochem Soc Trans (2021) 49 (2): 541–550.
Published: 23 April 2021
... recent insights into the structure and mechanism of ATP synthases specifically involved in photosynthesis and explore the cellular physiological consequences of these adaptations at short and long time scales. Correspondence: Thomas Meier ( t.meier@imperial.ac.uk ) 28 1 2021 17 3 2021...
Biochem Soc Trans (2020) 48 (6): 2495–2504.
Published: 10 December 2020
... safeguards photosynthesis and engages in cross-talk with a number of subcellular processes. Moreover, the potential of manipulating photorespiration to increase the photosynthetic yield potential has been demonstrated in several plant species. Considering this multifaceted role, it is tempting to presume...
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Biochem Soc Trans (2020) 48 (6): 2865–2874.
Published: 26 November 2020
... oxygen. Oxygenic photosynthesis not only created an aerobic atmosphere but also removed CO 2 to produce the organic molecules that make up the current global biomass and fossil fuel. In addition, it paved the way for animal life. Today extensive burning of fossil fuels is reversing the results...
Biochem Soc Trans (2020) 48 (2): 429–439.
Published: 04 March 2020
... stroma, where Rubisco is located. This pathway is far to be a simple and direct way, formed by series of consecutive barriers that the CO 2 should cross to be finally assimilated in photosynthesis, known as the mesophyll conductance ( g m ). Therefore, the g m reflects the pathway through different air...
Biochem Soc Trans (2019) 47 (6): 1805–1813.
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...
Biochem Soc Trans (2013) 41 (5): 1207–1218.
Published: 23 September 2013
... and discovery. 1 email junge@uos.de 16 8 2013 © 2013 The Authors 2013 cell respiration electron transport molecular bioenergetics phosphorylation photosynthesis proton transport At the time when the proteins involved in photosynthetic and respiratory electron transfer...
Biochem Soc Trans (2012) 40 (6): 1302–1307.
Published: 21 November 2012
..., and investigations on this aspect of the technology are the main focus of the present review. 1 To whom correspondence should be addressed (email ch26@cam.ac.uk ). 2 5 2012 © 2012 The Authors Journal 2012 biological photovoltaics cyanobacterium microbial fuel cell photosynthesis...
Biochem Soc Trans (2010) 38 (2): 702–704.
Published: 22 March 2010
... the physiological point of view. light-harvesting complex II (LHCII) photoprotection photosynthesis violaxanthin xanthophyll xanthophyll cycle Collecting light quanta to power photosynthetic reactions is a primary task of plants and therefore several regulatory mechanisms, operating at all...
Biochem Soc Trans (2009) 37 (2): 400–407.
Published: 20 March 2009
... to the 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
.... Both SPS and nitrate reductase, then, are in their inactive form in the dark, so the leaves produce the sucrose that the plant needs from the breakdown of starch reserves. When the leaves are illuminated there is, obviously, an increase in photosynthesis, in sucrose production and in nitrate reduction...
Biochem Soc Trans (2006) 34 (5): 619–631.
Published: 25 October 2006
... photosynthesis photosystem II water splitting Recently, my colleagues and I at Imperial College obtained a complete and fully refined crystal structure of the PSII RC core isolated from the thermophilic cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatus [ 23 – 25 ]. Before this, a great deal of information...
Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (4): 758–762.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., like most of its bacterial counterparts [ 10 ]. 1 To whom correspondence should be addressed (email fabrice.rebeille@cea.fr ). 12 4 2005 © 2005 The Biochemical Society 2005 C 1 -metabolism coenzyme biosynthesis mitochondria photosynthesis plant development...
Biochem Soc Trans (2005) 33 (1): 51–55.
Published: 01 February 2005
... functions related to redox gene expression. carotenoid cbb 3 terminal oxidase electron transport photosynthesis PrrBAC two-component system redox regulation 1 To whom correspondence should be addressed (email Samuel.Kaplan@uth.tmc.edu ). 20 9 2004 © 2005 The Biochemical...
Biochem Soc Trans (2001) 29 (4): 452–455.
Published: 01 August 2001
... in 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. Biochemical Society Transactions (200 I ) Volume 29, part 4 Chlomydomonas nuclear mutants that fail...
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...