pheophytinase activity

Known as: pheophytin pheophorbide hydrolase activity 
Catalysis of the reaction: pheophytin + H2O = phytol + pheophorbide. [PMID:19304936]
National Institutes of Health

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2009
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2009
During leaf senescence, chlorophyll is removed from thylakoid membranes and converted in a multistep pathway to colorless… (More)
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2003
2003
We present an electric field modulated absorption spectroscopy (Stark effect) study of isolated photosystem II reaction center… (More)
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2003
2003
Using a Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 mutant strain that lacks photosystem (PS) I and that synthesizes chlorophyll (Chl) b, a… (More)
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2002
2002
Virgin olive oil samples with similar oxidative stabilities and fatty acid compositions were exposed to 12100 lx (25 +/- 1… (More)
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2000
2000
Pheophytin a (Pheo) in Photosystem II reaction centres was exchanged for 131-deoxo-131-hydroxy-pheophytin a (131-OH-Pheo). The… (More)
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1997
1997
The steady state fluorescence properties of the photosystem II reaction center (D1-D2-cyt-b559 complex, PSII-RC) have been… (More)
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1994
1994
Illumination of etiolated maize leaves with low-intensity light produces a chlorophyll/pheophytin-containing complex. The complex… (More)
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1994
1994
Photosynthetic conversion of light energy into chemical potential begins in reaction center protein complexes, where rapid charge… (More)
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1989
1989
We have measured directly the rate of formation of the oxidized chlorophyll a electron donor (P680(+)) and the reduced electron… (More)
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1986
1986
Photoreduction of Pheophytin ‘a’ (Pheo) accompanied by a decrease in the chlorophyll fluorescence yield is observed in… (More)
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