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Biophysics of Photosynthesis - NBCM088
Title in English: Biofyzika fotosyntézy
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Physics and Optics (32-KCHFO)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2003 to 2019
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Jan Hála, DrSc.
doc. RNDr. Roman Dědic, Ph.D.
Classification: Physics > Biophysics and Chemical Physics
Annotation -
Last update: DEDIC/MFF.CUNI.CZ (02.03.2010)
Photosynthesis in nature. Photosynthetic apparatus. Photosystem I and II. Electron and energy transfer, phosphorylation. Carbon fixation. Biophysical methods for photosynthesis research.
Literature - Czech
Last update: DEDIC/MFF.CUNI.CZ (02.03.2010)

basic:

[1] ŠETLÍK, I. - HÁLA, J. Biofyzika fotosyntézy. Skripta MFF-UK, nevydáno, dostupné v PDF.

[2] BLANKENSHIP, R. E. Molecular Mechanisms of Photosynthesis. Oxford : Blackwell Science, 2002. ISBN 0-632-04321-0.

[3] AMESZ, J. - HOFF, A. J. (Ed.). Biophysical Techniques in Photosynthesis. 3 / Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995. doi: 10.1007/0-306-47960-5. ISBN 978-0-7923-3642-6.

advanced:

[4] AARTSMA, T. J. - MATYSIK, J. (Ed.). Biophysical Techniques in Photosynthesis, Volume II. 26 / Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. Dordrecht : Springer, 2008.

[5] ARO, E.-M. - ANDERSSON, B. (Ed.). Regulation of Photosynthesis. 11 / Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.

[6] DEMMING-ADAMS, B. - Adams III, W. W. - MATTOO, A. (Ed.). Photoprotection, Photoinhibition, Gene Regulation, and Environment. 21 / Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. Dordrecht : Springer, 2006.

[7] FRANK, H. A. et al. (Ed.). The Photochemistry of Carotenoids. 8 / Advances in Photosynthesis. Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.

[8] GRIMM, B. - PORRA, R. J. - RÜDIGER, W. (Ed.). Chlorophylls and Bacteriochlorophylls. Biochemistry, Biophysics, Functions and Applications. 25 / Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. Dordrecht : Springer, 2006.

[9] HELDT, H.-W. Plant Biochemistry. Burlington, USA : Elsevier, 3 edition, 2005. KE, B. (Ed.). Photosynthesis: Photobiochemistry and Photobiophysics. 10 / Advances in Photosynthesis. Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.

[10] LAMBERS, H. - RIBAS-CARBO, M. (Ed.). Plant Respiration. 18 / Advances in Photosynthesis. Dordrecht : Springer, 2005.

[11] LEEGOOD, R. C. - SHARKEY, T. D. - CAEMMERER, S. (Ed.). Photosynthesis: Physiology and Metabolism. 9 / Advances in Photosynthesis. Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.

[12] MAY, V. - KÜHN, O. Charge and Energy Transfer Dynamics in Molecular Systems. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, 2 edition, 2004.

[13] ORT, D. R. - YOCUM, C. F. (Ed.). Oxygenic Photosynthesis: The Light Reactions. 4 / Advances in Photosynthesis. Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.

[14] PAPAGEORGIOU, G. C. - GOVINDJEE (Ed.). Chlorophyll a Fluorescence. 19 / Advances in Photosynthesis. Dordrecht : Springer, 2004.

[15] SIEGENTHALER, P.-A. - MURATA, N. (Ed.). Lipids in Photosynthesis: Structure, Function and Genetics. 6 / Advances in Photosynthesis. Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.

[16] TAIZ, L. - ZEIGER, E. Plant Physiology. Sunderland, MA, USA : Sinauer Associates, 3 edition, 2002.

[17] WYDRZYNSKI, T. J. - SATOH, K. (Ed.). Photosytem II. 22 / Advances in Photosynthesis. Dordrecht : Springer, 2005.

Syllabus -
Last update: DEDIC/MFF.CUNI.CZ (02.03.2010)

1. overview, introduction, history

2. structure of photosynthetic apparatus from macro to micro, photosynthetic and respiratory membranes

3. photosynthetic pigments, structure, biosynthesis and spectral properties

4. reaction centres of the first and the second type, water splitting

5. antennae, energy transfer, protective mechanisms

6. plastochinol cytochromes, ATP and NADPH production, Z-scheme

7. dark phase: carbon assimilation, photorespiration

8. measurements of photosytnesis: variable fluorescence, optothermal spectroscopy, gasometry

9. spectroscopic methods, pump&probe, hole-burning

 
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