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LHCI: The Antenna Complex of Photosystem I in Plants and Green Algae

  • Roberta Croce
  • Tomas Morosinotto
  • Roberto Bassi
Part of the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration book series (AIPH, volume 24)


In this chapter we summarize the results of reports published since 1979 on the Chl a/b-binding light-harvesting complex of PS I. In the first part of this chapter, we review the results that led to our current knowledge of the biochemical properties of the individual gene products constituting LHCI, in particular, the presence and distribution of red-shifted spectral forms and the idea that LHCI, different from LHCII, is organized into heterodimeric complexes.


Excitonic Interaction Chlorina Mutant Lhcb Protein Lhca Protein Carotenoid Binding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberta Croce
    • 1
  • Tomas Morosinotto
    • 2
  • Roberto Bassi
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Biofisica, Consiglio Nazionale della Ricerche,TrentoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento Scientifico e TecnologicoUniversit à di VeronaVeronaItaly

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