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Historical Introduction to Photosystem I: The Discovery of the A1 and A2(Fx?) Acceptors by Time-Resolved Optical Spectroscopy

  • Paul Mathis
  • Kenneth Sauer
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Part of the Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration book series (AIPH, volume 24)

Abstract

This chapter summarizes some of the results obtained by the authors, in a collaborative work done in 1976–1977, about the Photosystem I electron acceptors. The results are placed in a historical perspective and discussed in the light of the present knowledge on the Photosystem I reaction center.

Keywords

Electron Acceptor Triplet State Spinach Chloroplast Primary Electron Donor Primary Electron Acceptor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Mathis
    • 1
  • Kenneth Sauer
    • 2
  1. 1.Service de Bioénergétique, DBJC, CEA/SaclayFrance
  2. 2.Chemistry DepartmentUniversity of California and Calvin LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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