Photosystem I pp 571-581 | Cite as

Thermodynamics of Photosystem I

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


Methods of obtaining the free energy and enthalpy of the steps of electron transfer through the Photosystem I reaction center are presented. The values are tabulated and discussed from the viewpoint of efficiency of the process. The bacterial system resembles Photosystem I but Photosystem II is quite different.


Free Energy Electron Transfer Reaction Center Photosynthetic System Photosynthetic Reaction Center 
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  • David Mauzerall
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  1. 1.Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA

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