The Photosynthetic Reaction Center: v.2

The Photosynthetic Reaction Center: v.2

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Volume 2 of the two volume set of texts on the photosynthetic reaction centre covers specific details of the electron transfer process and is oriented to the physical aspects of the process of photosynthesis. It thus deals primarily with either bacterial photosynthesis or model compounds. Volume 2 begins by discussing the very complex and rapidly evolving issues associated with the theory of electron transfer in the bacterial reaction centre. This is followed by an exploration of picosecond and femtosecond spectroscopy. Also covered in this volume are hole-burning spectroscopy; the primary events of bacterial photosynthesis with emphasis placed on the application of large, external electric fields designed to manipulate and to probe the mechanism of the initial chemistry; the role of accessory carotenoid pigments; infrared spectroscopy as applied to photosynthesis; the technique of magnetic resonance; and the interplay between natural and artificial photosynthesis.
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  • Hardback | 569 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 30mm | 985g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • references
  • 0122086627
  • 9780122086625

Table of contents

T.J. DiMagno and JR. Volume 2: P.L. Duttonn, C.C. Moser, J.M. Keske, K. Warncke, and R.S. Farid, Electron-Transfer Mechanisms in Reaction Centers: Engineering Guidelines. A. Warshel and W.W. Parson, Simulations of Electron Transfer in Bacterial Reaction Centres. C. Kirmaier and D. Holten, Electron Transfer and Charge Recombination Reactions in Wild-type and Mutant Bacterial Reaction Centres. W. Zinth and W. Kaiser, Time Resolved Spectroscopy of the Primary Electron Transfer in Reaction Centers of Rb. sphaeroides and Rps. viridis. V.A. Shuvalov, Tune and Frequency Domain Study of Different Electron Transfer Processes in Bacterial Reaction Centres.Morris, Electron Transfer in Photosynthetic Bacteria. G.J. Small and R. Jankowiak; Spectral Hole Bunting: A Window on Excited State Electronic Structure, Heterogeneity, Electron-Phonon Coupling and Transport Dynamics of Photosynthetic Units. S.G. Boxer, Photosynthetic Reaction Centre Spectroscopy and Electron Transfer Dynamics in Applied Electric Fields. H.A. Frank; Carotenoids in Photosynthetic Bacterial Reaction Centers: Structure, Spectroscopy, and Photochemistry. W. Maentele, Infrared Vibrational Spectroscopy of the Photosynthetic Reaction Center. M.C. Thurnauer and S. Snyder, Electron Spin Polarization in Photosynthetic Reaction Centres. A.J. Hoff, Magnetic Resonance of Bacterial Photosynthetic Reaction Centres. H. Levanon and M.K. Bowman, Tune-domain EPR Spectroscopy of Energy and Electron Transfer. D. Gust and T.A. Moore, Multi-step Electron and Energy Transfer in Artificial Photosynthesis. M.R. Wasielewski, Modelling Primary Electron Transfer in Photosynthesis using Supra-molecular Structures. J. Fajer and K.M. Barkigia, Models of Photosynthetic Chromophores, Molecular Structures of Chlorins, and Bacteriochlorins. J. Deisenhofer and H. Michel, The Three-Dimensional Structure of the Reaction Centre from Rhodopseudomonas viridis.
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