Chapter 7. Protein-based Artificial Photosynthetic Reaction Centers

  1. Dr. Anthony F. Collings2 and
  2. Prof. Christa Critchley3
  1. Reza Razeghifard and
  2. Thomas J. Wydrzynski

Published Online: 9 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606742.ch7

Artificial Photosynthesis: From Basic Biology to Industrial Application

Artificial Photosynthesis: From Basic Biology to Industrial Application

How to Cite

Razeghifard, R. and Wydrzynski, T. J. (2005) Protein-based Artificial Photosynthetic Reaction Centers, 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.ch7

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. Australian National University, Research School of Biological Sciences, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia

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:

  • protein-based artificial photosynthetic reaction centers;
  • natural reaction centers;
  • synthetic and semi-synthetic reaction centers;
  • photocatalyst;
  • photoactive peptides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural Reaction Centers

    • Structure and Function

    • Creation of a Charge-separated State

    • Mutational Studies

  • Synthetic and Semi-synthetic Reaction Centers

    • Multi-layered Films

    • Synthetic Reaction Centers

      • Electron Acceptor

      • Electron Donor

      • Photocatalyst: Photoactive Peptides

  • Perspective

  • References