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Tracking the function of the cytochrome c6-like protein in higher plants.
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PMID:  14607094     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The contention that plastocyanin is the only mobile electron donor to photosystem I in higher plants was recently shaken by the discovery of a cytochrome c(6)-like protein in Arabidopsis and other flowering plants. However, the genetic and biochemical data presented in support of the idea that the cytochrome c(6) homologue can replace plastocyanin have now been challenged by two complementary studies. This re-opens the debate on the real function(s) of cytochrome c in the chloroplasts of higher plants.
Martin Weigel; Paolo Pesaresi; Dario Leister
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Trends in plant science     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1360-1385     ISO Abbreviation:  Trends Plant Sci.     Publication Date:  2003 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-10     Completed Date:  2004-02-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9890299     Medline TA:  Trends Plant Sci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  513-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Abteilung für Pflanzenzüchtung und Ertragsphysiologie, Max-Planck-Institut für Züchtungsforschung, Carl-von-Linné Weg 10, D-50829, Köln, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Algae / genetics,  metabolism
Amino Acid Sequence
Arabidopsis / genetics,  metabolism
Cyanobacteria / genetics,  metabolism
Cytochromes c6 / physiology*
Electron Transport / genetics,  physiology
Molecular Sequence Data
Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins / genetics,  metabolism*
Plant Proteins / genetics,  metabolism*
Plants / genetics,  metabolism*
Plastocyanin / physiology*
Sequence Homology, Amino Acid
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cytochromes c6; 0/Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins; 0/Plant Proteins; 9014-09-9/Plastocyanin

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