Published Online: 25 APR 2001
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Isaacs, N. W. and Cogdell, R. J. 2001. Light-harvesting Complex. eLS. .
- Published Online: 25 APR 2001
Photosynthesis in purple photosynthetic bacteria takes place in a photosynthetic unit located in the cell membrane. Part of this unit is the light-harvesting complex, an assembly of protein and pigment molecules.
- light capture;
- bacterial photosynthesis;
- integral membrane protein;