Laser Photolysis Studies of Quinone Reduction by Chlorophyll A in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Systems

  • Francesco Castelli
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 105)

Abstract

Different systems containing chlorophyll a and quinones are studied by pulsed laser photolysis as model systems for photosynthesis. The results obtained in fluid homogeneous solution are discussed to elucidate the general mechanism of the photoreaction. Heterogeneous systems, developed on the basis of this knowledge, reproduce much more closely the properties of the “in vivo” systems.

Keywords

Cellulose Chlorophyll Cage Recombination Photosynthesis 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Castelli
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  1. 1.Institute of General and Inorganic ChemistryUniversity of RomeRomeItaly

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