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tetrapyrrole biosynthetic process

Known as: tetrapyrrole synthesis, tetrapyrrole formation, tetrapyrrole biosynthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways leading to the formation of tetrapyrroles, natural pigments containing four pyrrole rings joined by one-carbon… 
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Tetrapyrroles are macrocyclic molecules with various structural variants and multiple functions in Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes… 
Review
2011
Review
2011
Higher plants produce four classes of tetrapyrroles, namely, chlorophyll (Chl), heme, siroheme, and phytochromobilin. In plants… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
This study establishes that plant TSPO, an enigmatic stress-induced membrane protein, binds porphyrins, including heme in vitro… 
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Chloroplast biogenesis involves careful coordination of both plastid and nuclear gene expression, which is achieved in part by… 
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Tetrapyrroles play vital roles in various biological processes, including photosynthesis and respiration. Higher plants contain… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We have analyzed proteome dynamics during light-induced development of rice (Oryza sativa) chloroplasts from etioplasts using… 
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Cytokinin promotes morphological and physiological processes including the tetrapyrrole biosynthetic pathway during plant… 
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Regulation of tetrapyrrole biosynthesis is crucial to plant metabolism. The two pivotal control points are formation of the… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
The origin of photosynthesis is a fundamental biological question that has eluded researchers for decades. The complexity of the… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Tetrapyrroles such as chlorophylls and bacteriochlorophylls play a fundamental role in the energy absorption and transduction… 
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