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The outer membrane of bacteria contains many proteins that form tiny pores.
Photosynthesis takes place in specialized membrane systems, made up of stacked disks linked together by unstacked planar leaflets.
The sun provides the most abundant source of energy on the planet. However, only a tiny fraction of the solar radiation on Earth is converted into useful energy.
How the light-harvesting complexes required for photosynthesis get to their site of action in the plant cell is reported by RUB biologists in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Although scientists have been able to sequence the genomes of many organisms, they still lack a context for associating the proteins encoded in genes with specific biological processes.
As so-called primary producers, plants use solar energy to synthesize the foodstuffs that sustain other forms of life.
By Ferreira, Fernando J Guo, Cathy; Coleman, John R Carbonic anhydrase (CA; EC 126.96.36.199) catalyzes the interconversion of CO^sub 2^ and HCO^sub 3^^sup -^ and is a major protein constituent of the C^sub 3^ higher plant chloroplast where it is presumed to play a role in photosynthetic carbon assimilation.
By Matringe, Michel Ksas, Brigitte; Rey, Pascal; Havaux, Michel Vitamin E is a generic term for a group of lipid-soluble antioxidant compounds, the tocopherols and tocotrienols.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.