By Maria Teresa Giardi, Elena Piletska
Biotechnological purposes of Photosynthetic Proteins: Biochips, Biosensors and Biodevices offers an outline of the hot photosystem II study and the platforms to be had for the bioassay of toxins utilizing biosensors which are in line with the photochemical job. the information offered during this e-book serves as a foundation for the improvement of a advertisement biosensor to be used in quick pre-screening analyses of photosystem II pollution, minimising expensive and time-consuming laboratory analyses.
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This protein which is encoded by xhepsbO gene, provides a unique protein structural environment where water oxidation takes place. 2 M NaCP^^ leads to paramagnetic uncoupling and a gradual release of two of four Mn^^ ions present in the cluster. ^^ Oxygen evolution is strongly suppressed by the release of the 33 kDa protein, but the lost activity can be restored by rebinding of the protein. ^^^'^^ The cyanobacterial protein, however, is not essential for oxygen evolution. ^^^'^ ^ A number of experiments have addressed the topology of the 33 kDa protein with respect to the intrinsic proteins of PS II.
Biotechnological Applications of Photosynthetic Proteins: Biochips, Biosensors and Biodevices by Maria Teresa Giardi, Elena Piletska