Short term effect of ultraviolet-B radiation on photosystem 2 photochemistry in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus 6301

S. Rajagopal, S. D.S. Murthy

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Abstract

Exposure of intact cells of the Synechococcus 6301 to UV-B radiation induced a loss in photosystem 2 (PS 2) electron transport activity prior to the alteration in pigment complexes. Thus the degradation of PS 2 was not directly related to pigment alteration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-132
Number of pages4
JournalBiologia Plantarum
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996

Keywords

  • Absorption spectra
  • Chlorophyll
  • Energy transfer
  • Fluorescence emission and excitation spectra
  • Phycocyanin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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