phycobilisome


Also found in: Wikipedia.

phycobilisome

[‚fī·kō′bil·ē‚sōm]
(biochemistry)
A light-harvesting structure containing aggregates of photosynthetic accessory pigments that is located on the surface of thylakoid membranes in all cyanobacteria and red algae.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
can mobilize internal nitrogen pools: by utilizing cyanophycin, a nitrogen storage molecule, and through degradation of the phycobilisome. Cyanophycin synthetase is encoded by cphA.
Adir, "Structural, functional, and mutational analysis of the NblA protein provides insight into possible modes of interaction with the phycobilisome," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
LCM is responsible for anchoring the phycobilisome complex to the thylakoid membrane, which is the structural unit of the grana (stacks of thylakoid membranes) containing the chlorophyll in cyanobacteria (Figure 3B).
Stoichiometry of the photosynthetic apparatus and phycobilisome structure of the cyanobacterium Plectonema boryanum UTEX 485 are regulated by both light and temperature.
of Maryland), recounts her journey from war torn Europe to the US and tells how the opportunities afforded by the flexible US educational system led her to collaborative algal plant research and the elucidation of phycobilisome structure.
The appearance and diameter of the phycobilisome sized particles (Figure 1(c)) in rhodoplast digestive cell vacuoles of D.
[10] Grossman, A.R., and Kehoe, D.M., 1997, "Phosphorelay control of phycobilisome biogenesis during complementary chromatic adaptation, Photosynth Res, 53, pp 95-108.
Crystal structure of R-phycocyanin and possible energy transfer pathways in the phycobilisome. Biophys J 2001;81(2): 1171-1179.
lowering of the phycobilisome and PSI components (Bibby et al., 2001a).
Further evidence for the power of the homology induction rules is that the homology induction analysis was applied to version 37.0 of the bioinformatic database SWISS-PROT, (3) and each of the 13 positive examples not covered by this rule have had the keyword phycobilisome added to their annotation since version 38.0 of SWISS-PROT.