bacterial photosynthesis


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bacterial photosynthesis

[bak′tir·ē·əl ‚fōd·ō′sin·thə·səs]
(microbiology)
Use of light energy to synthesize organic compounds in green and purple bacteria.
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Useful for researchers in cyanobacteria, bacterial photosynthesis, bacterial nitrogen fixation and symbiosis, these 16 papers describe the photosynthetic ancestors of chloroplasts in eukaryotes such as algae and plants, organisms thought to be the ancient colonizers of the earth.
Social and political issues are also raised, and topics range from broadband photon-harvesting biomolecules and other technologies to antenna systems, bacterial photosynthesis, the development of algal systems, and the manipulation of elements in plants.