© 1987

Cytochromes c

Biological Aspects


Part of the Springer Series in Molecular Biology book series (SSMOL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Graham W. Pettigrew, Geoffrey R. Moore
    Pages 1-28
  3. Graham W. Pettigrew, Geoffrey R. Moore
    Pages 29-111
  4. Graham W. Pettigrew, Geoffrey R. Moore
    Pages 113-229
  5. Graham W. Pettigrew, Geoffrey R. Moore
    Pages 231-266
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 267-282

About this book


Cytochrome c fulfills a central role in biological electron transport. This book draws together information from diverse disciplines in order to provide a common base for further research. The comprehensive treatment of this subject does not neglect to show the diversity of biological respirations and photosyntheses. But it also defines their unifying principles. This overview presents the evolutionary relatedness in bioenergetic systems. Such systems are discussed at the experimental level with emphasis on the interpretation of results and the methodological approaches used. No other text provides a broad survey of this central area of biology. Researchers on cytochrome c are presented with information on the impact and importance of other disciplines on their area of investigation. Advanced students gain a balanced account of biological electron transport and will be encouraged to seek new directions of research.


bacteria biology evolution gene gene expression membrane photosynthesis respiration translation

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryRoyal (Dick) School of Veterinary StudiesEdinburghUK
  2. 2.School of Chemical SciencesUniversity of East AngliaNorwichUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Cytochromes c
  • Book Subtitle Biological Aspects
  • Authors Graham W. Pettigrew
    Geoffrey R. Moore
  • Series Title Springer Series in Molecular Biology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-17843-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-72700-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-72698-9
  • Series ISSN 0942-6523
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 282
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Plant Sciences
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