Metabolism, Structure and Function of Plant Tetrapyrroles, volume 90, is a compilation of the current state of the art on Function, Metabolism and Structure of Chlorophyll in Eukaryotes and Procaryotes, including some distinctive features and particularities on oxygenic and anaerobic use of (bacterio)chlorophylls and chlorophyll-binding proteins for photosynthesis.
- Presents the latest release in the Advances in Botanical Research series
- Ideal resource for post-graduates and researchers in the plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant pathology and plant physiology
- Contains contributions from internationally recognized authorities in their respective fields
1. Tetrapyrrole Pigments of Photosynthetic Antennae and Reaction Centers of higher plants: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Functions, Molecular Mechanism of Antenna Regulation, Applications 2. Chlorophyll c: Synthesis, occurrence, light-harvesting, absorbance, excitation properties, pigment organization in chlorophyll-binding proteins (FCP) 3. Chlorophyll d and f: synthesis, occurrence, light-harvesting, absorbance, excitation properties, pigment organisation in chlorophyll -binding protein complexes 4. Analysis of chlorophyll, precursors and derivatives by new high performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry 5. Studying conformational changes of proteins via single molecule spectroscopy: Cryogenic temperatures versus room temperature 6. Time-resolved femto second crystallography studies of photosynthetic chlorophyll-binding protein complexes 7. The multifaceted regulation of 5-aminolevulinic acid synthesis. Numerous ways to control Glutamyl-tRNA Reductase 8. Porphyrin and heme synthesis 9. Transcriptional control for the chlorophyll metabolism: Transcription factors and phytochrome induction 10. The Mg branch chlorophyll synthesis 11. Posttranslational control of tetrapyrrole biosynthesis: Interacting proteins, chaperones, auxiliary factors 12. Chlorophyll cycle 13. Assembly process of chlorophyll-binding proteins: Incorporation of chlorophyll into proteins 14. Bacteriochlorophyll Biosynthesis in Green Bacteria: Early Steps, Bacteriochlorophyll a, Chlorophyll a, Bacteriochlorophyll c, d, e, c biosynthesis in Green Filamentous Bacteria 15. Evolution of Tetrapyrrole Pathway in Eukaryotic Phototrophs 16. Retrograde signaling: The discovery of gun mutants and the consequence Current state of retrograde signaling derived by tetrapyrrole biosynthesis 17. Chlorophyll Catabolites and the Biochemistry of Chlorophyll Breakdown 18. Evolution and function of light-harvesting proteins