Photosynthesis pp 111-128 | Cite as

The Secondary Electron Acceptor (QB) of Photosynthetic Bacteria

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


Proton Transfer Photosynthetic Bacterium Bacterial Reaction Center Water Chain Quinone Pool 
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