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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Lead author of the study, Dr Tanai Cardona from the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial, said: 'We're beginning to see that much of the established story about the evolution of photosynthesis is not supported by the real data we obtain about the structure and functioning of early bacterial photosynthesis systems.'
Lead author of the study, Dr Tanai Cardona from the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial, said: "We're beginning to see that much of the established story about the evolution of photosynthesis is not supported by the real data we obtain about the structure and functioning of early bacterial photosynthesis systems."
Feher, "Primary acceptor in bacterial photosynthesis: obligatory role of ubiquinone in photoactive reaction centers of Rhodopseudomonas spheroides," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.