Chapter 12. Bioengineering of Green Algae to Enhance Photosynthesis and Hydrogen Production

  1. Dr. Anthony F. Collings2 and
  2. Prof. Christa Critchley3
  1. Anastasios Melis

Published Online: 9 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606742.ch12

Artificial Photosynthesis: From Basic Biology to Industrial Application

Artificial Photosynthesis: From Basic Biology to Industrial Application

How to Cite

Melis, A. (2005) Bioengineering of Green Algae to Enhance Photosynthesis and Hydrogen Production, in Artificial Photosynthesis: From Basic Biology to Industrial Application (eds A. F. Collings and C. Critchley), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606742.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    CSIRO Industrial Physics, PO Box 218, Lindfield, NSW 2070, Australia

  2. 3

    School of Integrative Biology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia

Author Information

  1. University of California, Berkeley, Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, 111 Koshland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-3102, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 5 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310906

Online ISBN: 9783527606740

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Keywords:

  • bioengineering of green algae;
  • photosynthesis;
  • hydrogen production;
  • Chl antenna size in green algae

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Rationale and Approach

  • Physiological State of the Chl Antenna Size in Green Algae

  • The Genetic Control Mechanism of the Chl Antenna Size in Green Algae

  • Effect of Pigment Mutations on the Chl Antenna Size of Photosynthesis

  • Genes for the Regulation of the Chl Antenna Size of Photosynthesis

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References