nonphotochemical quenching

The process by which excess light energy absorbed by chlorophyll and not used to drive photosynthesis is emitted as heat. This process helps maintain… (More)
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2013
2013
The photosystem II (PSII) subunit S (PsbS) plays a key role in nonphotochemical quenching, a photoprotective mechanism for… (More)
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2012
2012
Oxygen-evolving photosynthetic organisms possess nonphotochemical quenching (NPQ) pathways that protect against photo-induced… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Plants protect themselves from excess absorbed light energy through thermal dissipation, which is measured as nonphotochemical… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The plant light-harvesting complex of photosystem II (LHC-II) collects and transmits solar energy for photosynthesis in… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Oxygenic photosynthesis in plants involves highly reactive intermediates and byproducts that can damage the photosynthetic… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Nonphotochemical quenching (NPQ) of excitation energy, which protects higher plant photosynthetic machinery from photodamage, is… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Xanthophylls (oxygen derivatives of carotenes) are essential components of the plant photosynthetic apparatus. Lutein, the most… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Photosynthetic light harvesting in plants is regulated in response to changes in incident light intensity. Absorption of light… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
A conserved regulatory mechanism protects plants against the potentially damaging effects of excessive light. Nearly all… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The slowly reversible component of nonphotochemical quenching of Chl fluorescence, ql, has been investigated in intact leaves and… (More)
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