Recent advances in chlorophyll biosynthesis

@article{Bollivar2006RecentAI,
  title={Recent advances in chlorophyll biosynthesis},
  author={David W. Bollivar},
  journal={Photosynthesis Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={89},
  pages={1-22}
}
  • D. Bollivar
  • Published 18 January 2007
  • Chemistry
  • Photosynthesis Research
The importance of chlorophyll (Chl) to the process of photosynthesis is obvious, and there is clear evidence that the regulation of Chl biosynthesis has a significant role in the regulation of assembly of the photosynthetic apparatus. The understanding of Chl biosynthesis has rapidly advanced in recent years. The identification of genetic loci associated with each of the biochemical steps has been accompanied by a greater appreciation of the role of Chl biosynthesis intermediates in… 
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