photoprotection

Protection mechanism used by plants under conditions of excess energy absorption as a consequence of the light reactions of photosynthesis. [GOC:mg]
National Institutes of Health

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1964-2018
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2006
2006
AIM To analyse how intraocular lens (IOL) chromophores affect retinal photoprotection and the sensitivity of scotopic vision… (More)
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2005
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2005
The plant light-harvesting complex of photosystem II (LHC-II) collects and transmits solar energy for photosynthesis in… (More)
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2004
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2004
The major light-harvesting complex of photosystem II (LHC-II) serves as the principal solar energy collector in the… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND In animal models, extracts from green tea have been shown to be remarkably effective at reducing the severity of… (More)
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2001
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2001
In zooxanthellate corals, excess excitation energy can be dissipated as heat (nonphotochemical quenching), thereby providing… (More)
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2000
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2000
Skin color is one of the most conspicuous ways in which humans vary and has been widely used to define human races. Here we… (More)
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1998
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1998
Leaves of high-mountain plants were highly resistant to photoinhibitory damage at low temperature. The roles of different… (More)
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1997
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1997
Xanthophyll pigments have critical structural and functional roles in the photosynthetic light-harvesting complexes of algae and… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The role of the xanthophyll cycle in regulating the energy flow to the PS II reaction centers and therefore in photoprotection… (More)
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1979
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1979
The photoprotective role of melanin was evaluated by comparing the transmission of ultraviolet (UV) radiation through skin… (More)
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