Non-Photochemical Quenching and Energy Dissipation in by Barbara Demmig-Adams,Gyozo Garab,William Adams III,Govindjee

By Barbara Demmig-Adams,Gyozo Garab,William Adams III,Govindjee

Harnessing the sun’s strength through photosynthesis is on the middle of sustainable construction of meals, gas, and fabrics by way of vegetation, algae, and cyanobacteria. Photosynthesis is determined by photoprotection opposed to severe solar, beginning with the secure elimination of extra excitation strength from the light-harvesting approach, that are speedy and non-destructively assessed through non-photochemical quenching of chlorophyll fluorescence (NPQ). by means of putting NPQ into the context of whole-organism functionality, this e-book goals to give a contribution in the direction of id of plant and algal traces with more suitable tension resistance and productiveness. by means of addressing agreements and open questions touching on photoprotection’s molecular mechanisms, this e-book contributes in the direction of improvement of synthetic photosynthetic platforms. A entire photo –from unmarried molecules to organisms in ecosystems, and from best expert’s perspectives to useful details for non-specialists on NPQ dimension and terminology – is presented.

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