Fraction of chlorophyll molecules associated with PSI and PSII

Range 57 to 60 Photosystem I: 43 to 40 Photosystem II %
Organism Unspecified
Reference Albertsson P. A quantitative model of the domain structure of the photosynthetic membrane. Trends Plant Sci. 2001 Aug6(8):349-58. p.350 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID11495787
Comments The same unequal distribution holds for carotenoids. Under light limiting conditions, the ratio of the number of turnovers, and hence the ratio of the potential capacity for electron transport, of PSI to that of PSII for the whole thylakoid is ~1.4.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106046