The Discovery of Bound Iron–Sulfur Clusters in Photosystem I by EPR Spectroscopy

  • Richard Malkin
Part of the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration book series (AIPH, volume 24)


The discovery of bound iron–sulfur proteins in chloroplast membranes was made in 1971 using EPR spectroscopy. This chapter describes the events leading up to that discovery and the conclusions drawn concerning the structure and function of these proteins.


Chloroplast Membrane Sulfur Cluster Intact Chloroplast Sulfur Protein Synechococcus Elongatus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Malkin
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  1. 1.Department of Plant and Microbial BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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