Number of Photosynthetic reaction centers in chromatophore

Range 30-60 Unitless
Organism Bacteria Rhodobacter sphaeroides
Reference Comayras F, Jungas C, Lavergne J. Functional consequences of the organization of the photosynthetic apparatus in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. I. Quinone domains and excitation transfer in chromatophores and reaction center.antenna complexes. J Biol Chem. 2005 Mar 25280(12):11203-13PubMed ID15632164
Primary Source Saphon S, Jackson JB, Lerbs V, Witt HT. The functional unit of electrical events and phosphorylation in chromatophores from Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1975 Oct 10408(1):58-66.PubMed ID1080674
Method (Primary source) From electron micrographs of chromatophores from Rhodopseudomonas spaeroides the estimated bacteriochlorophyll per chromatophore was estimated.
Entered by Uri M
ID 104484