Cyanobacterial photoprotection by the orange carotenoid protein

@article{Kirilovsky2016CyanobacterialPB,
  title={Cyanobacterial photoprotection by the orange carotenoid protein},
  author={Diana Kirilovsky and Cheryl A. Kerfeld},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  year={2016},
  volume={2}
}
In photosynthetic organisms, the production of dangerous oxygen species is stimulated under high irradiance. To cope with this stress, these organisms have evolved photoprotective mechanisms. One type of mechanism functions to decrease the energy arriving at the photochemical centres by increasing thermal dissipation at the level of antennae. In cyanobacteria, the trigger for this mechanism is the photoactivation of a soluble carotenoid protein, the orange carotenoid protein (OCP), which is a… CONTINUE READING
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