Non-Photochemical Quenching and Energy Dissipation In Plants, Algae and Cyanobacteria by Barbara Demmig-AdamsNon-Photochemical Quenching and Energy Dissipation In Plants, Algae and Cyanobacteria by Barbara Demmig-Adams

Non-Photochemical Quenching and Energy Dissipation In Plants, Algae and Cyanobacteria

byBarbara Demmig-AdamsEditorGyozo Garab, William Adams III

Hardcover | December 4, 2014

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Harnessing the sun's energy via photosynthesis is at the core of sustainable production of food, fuel, and materials by plants, algae, and cyanobacteria. Photosynthesis depends on photoprotection against intense sunlight, starting with the safe removal of excess excitation energy from the light-harvesting system, which can be quickly and non-destructively assessed via non-photochemical quenching of chlorophyll fluorescence (NPQ). By placing NPQ into the context of whole-organism function, this book aims to contribute towards identification of plant and algal lines with superior stress resistance and productivity. By addressing agreements and open questions concerning photoprotection's molecular mechanisms, this book contributes towards development of artificial photosynthetic systems. A comprehensive picture -from single molecules to organisms in ecosystems, and from leading expert's views to practical information for non-specialists on NPQ measurement and terminology - is presented.

Title:Non-Photochemical Quenching and Energy Dissipation In Plants, Algae and CyanobacteriaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:649 pagesPublished:December 4, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401790310

ISBN - 13:9789401790314

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Table of Contents

From the Series Editors.- Preface.- 1. The Non-Photochemical Quenching of the Electronically Excited State of Chlorophyllain Plants: Definitions, Timelines, Viewpoints, Open Questions;George C. Papageorgiou, Govindjee.- 2. Lessons from Nature: A Personal Perspective;William W. Adams III, Barbara Demmig-Adams.- 3. Developments in Non-Photochemical Quenching Research - Emergence of Key Ideas, Theories and Experimental Approaches;Peter Horton.- 4. Photophysics of Photosynthetic Pigment-Protein Complexes;Evgeny E. Ostroumov et al.- 5. Non-Photochemical Quenching Mechanisms in Intact Organisms as Derived from Ultrafast-Fluorescence Kinetic Studies;Alfred R. Holzwarth, Peter Jahns.- 6. How Protein Disorder Controls Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching;Tjaart P. J. Krüger et al.- 7. Context, Quantification, and Measurement Guide for Non-Photochemical Quenching of Chlorophyll Fluorescence;Barry A. Logan et al.- 8. Spectroscopic Investigation of Carotenoids Involved in Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching;TomáÅ¡ Polívka, Harry A. Frank.- 9. Electronic Carotenoid-Chlorophyll Interactions Regulating Photosynthetic Light Harvesting of Higher Plants and Green Algae;P. Jomo Walla et al.- 10. Antenna Protein Conformational Changes Revealed by Resonance Raman Spectroscopy;Andrew A. Pascal et al.- 11. Fucoxanthin-Chlorophyll-Proteins and Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching in Diatoms;

Claudia Büchel.- 12. Involvement of a Second Xanthophyll Cycle in Non-Photochemical Quenching of Chlorophyll Fluorescence: the Lutein Epoxide Story;Raquel Esteban, José I. García-Plazaola.- 13. PsbS-dependent Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching;Matthew D. Brooks et al.- 14. Molecular Mechanisms for Activation of Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching: From Unicellular Algae to Mosses and Higher Plants;Tomas Morosinotto, Roberto Bassi.- 15. Are Chlorophyll-Carotenoid Interactions Responsible for Rapidly Reversible Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching?;Herbert van Amerongen.- 16. Structural Changes and Non-Photochemical Quenching of ChlorophyllaFluorescence in Oxygenic Photosynthetic Organisms;GyÅzÅ Garab.- 17. Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching and the Dynamics of Photosystem II Structure;Alexander V. Ruban, Conrad W. Mullineaux.- 18. Control of Non-Photochemical Exciton Quenching by the Proton Circuit of Photosynthesis;Deserah D. Strand, David M. Kramer.- 19. Desiccation-Induced Quenching of Chlorophyll Fluorescence in Cryptogams;Wolfgang Bilger.- 20. The Peculiar Features of Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching in Diatoms and Brown Algae;Johann Lavaud, Reimund Goss.- 21. High Light Acclimation in Green Microalgae;Giovanni Finazzi, Jun Minagawa.-22. Mechanisms Modulating Energy Arriving at Reaction Centers in Cyanobacteria;Diana Kirilovsky et al.- 23. Photosystem II Efficiency and Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching in the Context of Source-Sink Balance;William W. Adams III et al.- 24. Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching in Contrasting Plant Species and Environments;Barbara Demmig-Adams et al.- 25. Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching Across Scales: from Chloroplasts to Plants to Communities;Erik H. Murchie, Jeremy Harbinson.- 26. Beyond Non-Photochemical Fluorescence Quenching: the Overlapping Antioxidant Functions of Zeaxanthin and Tocopherols;Michel Havaux, José I. García-Plazaola.- 27. Thermal Energy Dissipation in Plants under Unfavorable Soil Conditions;Fermín Morales et al.- 28. Chloroplast Photoprotection and the Trade-Off Between Abiotic and Biotic Defense;Barbara Demmig-Adams et al.- Subject Index.

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"The editors are to be complimented now for compiling such a comprehensive collection of wisdom on energy dissipation in photosynthetic organisms. . the library of any institution committed to teaching frontline plant biology provide access to this book for graduate students, postdocs, and research leaders. Moreover, it is indispensible for any laboratory engaged in next generation research in photosynthesis . ." (Barry Osmond, Photosynthesis Research, Vol. 24, 2015)