C-Phycocyanin—the main photoreceptor in the light dependent germination process of Anabaena akinetes

@article{Braune2004CPhycocyanintheMP,
  title={C-Phycocyanin—the main photoreceptor in the light dependent germination process of Anabaena akinetes},
  author={Wolfram Braune},
  journal={Archives of Microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={122},
  pages={289-295}
}
Action spectra obtained for the light dependent germination process of Anabaena akinetes, as determined according to different photon flux rate response relationships (24 wavelengths between 400 nm and 750 nm) uniformly demonstrate a maximum between 620 nm and 630 nm. Thus the most active spectral range for the germination process coincides with the maximum of the light absorption by C-phycocyanin. Sine germination is only slightly impaired when electron transport is blocked by DCMU, the… CONTINUE READING

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