Photosynthesis pp 407-418 | Cite as

Charge Recombination in Photosystem II and Thermoluminescence

Part of the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration book series (AIPH, volume 10)


Charge Recombination Glow Curve PSII Reaction Center Spinach Chloroplast Glow Peak 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

For further reading

  1. R1.
    Y Inoue (1996) Photosynthetic luminescence as a simple probe of photosystem II electron transport. In: J Amesz and AJ Hoff (eds) Biophysical Techniques in Photosynthesis, Advances in Photosynthesis, pp 93–107. Kluwer Acad PublGoogle Scholar
  2. R2.
    I Vass and Y Inoue (1992) Thermoluminescence in the study of photosystem II. In: J Barber (ed) The Photosystems: Structure, Function and Molecular Biology, pp 259–294. ElsevierGoogle Scholar
  3. R3.
    S Demeter and Govindjee (1989) Thermoluminescence in plants, Physiol Plant 75: 121–130Google Scholar
  4. R4.
    PV Sane and AW Rutherford (1989) Thermoluminescence from photosynthetic membranes. In: Govindjee, J Amesz and DC Fork (eds) Light Emission by Plants and Bacteria, pp 329–360. Acad PressGoogle Scholar
  5. R5.
    I Vass and Govindjee (1996) Thermoluminescence from the photosynthetic apparatus. Photosynthesis Res 48: 117–126Google Scholar
  6. R6.
    D DeVault, Govindjee and W Arnold (1983) Energetics of photosynthetic glow curves. Proc Nat Acad Sci, USA 80: 983–987Google Scholar


  1. 1.
    W Arnold and H Sherwood (1957) Are chloroplasts semiconductors? Proc Nat Acad Sci, USA 43: 105–114Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    G Tollin and M Calvin (1957) The luminescence of chlorophyll-containing plant material. Proc Nat Acad Sci, USA 43: 895–908Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    BL Strehler and W Arnold (1951) Light production by plants. Gen Physiol 34: 809–820CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    DE Fleischman (1971) Glow curves from photosynthetic bacteria. Photochem Photobiol 14: 65–70Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    J Lavorel (1975) Luminescence. In: Govindjee (ed) Bioenergetics of photosynthesis; pp 223–317. Acad PressGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    VA Shuvalov and FF Litvin (1969) Mechanism of prolonged afterluminescence of plant leaves and energy storage in the photosynthetic reaction centers. Mol Biol (Kiev) 3: 59–73Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Y Inoue, T Ichikawa and K Shibata (1976) Developmenf of thermoluminescence bands during the greening of wheat leaves under continuous and intermittent illumination. Photochem Photobiol 23: 125–130PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    W Arnold and JR Azzi (1968) Chlorophyll energy levels and electron flow in photosynthesis. Proc Nat Acad Sci, USA 61: 29–35Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    S Demeter, Zs Rsza, I Vass and E Hideg (1985) Thermoluminescence study of charge recombination in photosystem II at low temperatures. II. Oscillatory properties of the Z V and the thermoluminescence bands in chloroplasts dark adapted for various time periods. Biochim Biophys Acta 809:379–386Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    JL Zimmermann and AW Rutherford (1986) Electron paramagnetic resonance properties of the S 2-state of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II. Biochemistry 25: 4609–4615CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    VV Klimov, SI Allakhverdiev, MA Shafiev and S Demeter (1985) Effect of complete extraction and readdition of manganese on thermoluminescence of pea photosystem II operations. Biochim Biophys Acta 809: 414–420Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    I Vass, DJ Chapman and J Barber (1989) Thermoluminescence properties of isolated photosystem two reaction center. Photosynthesis Res 22: 295–301Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    M Seibert, TA Ono, H Koike, M Ikeuchi, Y Inoue and Nl Bishop (1990) Thermoluminescence (TL) properties of Scenedesmus non-oxygen-evolving mutants and isolated PSII reaction centers. In: M Baltscheffsky (ed) Current Research in Photosynthesis, Vol. I, pp 507–510. Kluwer Acad PublGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    DJ Chapman, I Vass and J Barber (1991) Secondary electron transfer reactions of isolated photosystem II reaction center after reconstitution with plastoquinone-9 and diacylglycerolipids. Biochim Biophys Acta 1057: 391–398Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    S Gerken, JP Dekker, E Schlodder and HT Witt (1989) Studies on the multiphasic charge recombination between chlorophyll a II+ (P-680) and plastoquinone Q A- in photosystem II complexes. Ultraviolet difference spectrum of Chl-a II+ /Chl-a II. Biochim Biophys Acta 977: 52–61Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    PV Sane, TS Desai, VG Tatake and Govindjee (1977) On the origin of glow peaks in Euglena cells, spinach chloroplasts and subchloroplast fragments enriched in system I and II. Photochem Photobiol 26: 33–39Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    AW Rutherford, AR Crofts and Y Inoue (1982) Thermoluminescence as a probe of photosystem II photochemistry: The origin of the flash-induced glow peaks. Biochim Biophys Acta 682: 457–465Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    AW Rutherford, Govindjee and Y Inoue (1984) Charge accumulation and photochemistry in leaves studied by thermoluminescence and delayed light emission. Proc Nat Acad Sci, USA 81: 1107–1111Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    AB Rubin and PS Venediktov (1969) Storage of the light energy by photosynthesizing organisms at low temperature. Biofizika 14: 105–109PubMedGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Govindjee, H Koike and Y Inoue (1985) Thermoluminescence and oxygen evolution from a thermophilic blue-green alga obtained after single-turnover light flashes. Photochem Photobiol 42: 579–585Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    T Wydrzynski and Y Inoue (1987) Modified photosystem II acceptor side properties upon replacement of the quinone at the Q B site with 2,5-dimethyl-p-benzoquinone and phenyl-p-benzoquinone. Biochim biophys Acta 893: 33–42Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    G Renger and Y Inoue (1983) Studies on the mechanism of ADRY agents (agents accelerating the deactivation reactions of water-splitting enzyme system Y) on thermoluminescence emission. Biochim Biophys Acta 725:146–154Google Scholar
  23. 23.
    A Luffer, Y Inoue and K Shibata (1978) Enhanced charging of thermoluminescence A band by a combination offlash and continuous light excitation. In: G Akoyunoglou (ed) Proc Intern Sympon Chloroplast Development, pp 379–387. ElsevierGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Y Inoue (1981) Charging of the A band thermoluminescence dependent on the S 3-state in isolated chloroplasts. Biochim Biophys Acta 634: 309–320PubMedGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    S Demeter, Zs Rsza, I Vass and A Sallai (1985) Thermoluminescence study of charge recombination in photosystem II at low temperatures. I. Characterization of the Z V and A thermoluminescence bands. Biochim Biophys Acta 809: 369–378Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    H Koike, Y Siderer, T-A Ono and Y Inoue (1986) Assignment of thermoluminescence A band to S 3 Q A- charge recombination: sequential stabilization of S 3 and Q A- by two step illumination at different temperatures. Biochim Biophys Acta 850: 80–89Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    T Ono and Y Inoue (1991) Biochemical evidence for histidine oxidation in photosystem II depleted of Mncluster for oxygen evolution. FEBS Lett 278:183–186PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    DM Kramer, RA Roffey, Govindjee and RT Sayre (1994) The A T thermoluminescence band from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and the effects of mutagenesis of histidine residue on the donor side of the photosystem II D1 polypeptide. Biochim Biophys Acta 1185: 228–237Google Scholar
  29. 29.
    K Sonoike, H Koike, I Enami and Y Inoue (1991) The emission spectra of thermoluminescence from photosynthetic apparatus. Biochim Biophys Acta 1058: 121–130Google Scholar
  30. 30.
    G HorvÆth(1986) Usefulness of thermoluminescence in herbicide research, in CRC Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, Vol. 4, pp 293–310. CRC PressCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    Govindjee, HY Nakatani, AW Rutherford and Y Inoue (1984) Evidence from thermoluminescence for bicarbonate action on the recombination reactions involving the secondary quinone electron acceptor of photosystem II. Biochim biophys Acta 766: 416–423Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003

Personalised recommendations