Definition of Photosystem

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Either of two biochemical systems, active in chloroplasts, that are part of photosynthesis ¹



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Definition of Photosystem

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Photosystem

1. The functional set of light-absorbing pigments (chlorophyll, etc.) and a reaction centre in photosynthetic organisms. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photosystem

photosynthesis
photosynthesise
photosynthesised
photosynthesises
photosynthesising
photosynthesize
photosynthesized
photosynthesizer
photosynthesizers
photosynthesizes
photosynthesizing
photosynthetic
photosynthetic bacteria
photosynthetic unit
photosynthetically
photosystem (current term)
photosystem I
photosystem II
photosystem II D1 polypeptide carboxy-terminal processing protease
photosystems
phototactic
phototactically
phototautomerization
phototautomerizations
phototaxes
phototaxic
phototaxies
phototaxis
phototaxy
phototelegraphy

Literary usage of Photosystem

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1. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1992)
"PCC 6803 and Characterization of photosystem II in Mutants Lacking PSII-K ... The number of photosystem II reaction centers on a chlorophyll basis was ..."

2. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"C8 Differential expression of the psbB and psbH genes encoding the 47 kDa chlorophyll a-protein and the 10 kDa phosphoprotein of photosystem II during ..."

3. Biotechnology: Gene Gun/Biolistic Technology: Bibliograhpy, January 1987 by Kim Guenther (1994)
"Plasmids containing mutated copies of the chloroplast psaB gene, encoding a polypeptide of the photosystem I reaction center heterodimer, were introduced ..."

4. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... thaliana that encompasses the entire transcription unit of the gene encoding the precursor of kDa polypeptide of photosystem II, 495 bp of the 5' ..."

5. Smart Prosthetics: Exploring Assistive Devices for the Body and Mind : Task by National Academies, Conference, Keck Futures Initiative (2007)
"It may also be possible to create optically based interfaces by utilizing the work of group member Elias Greenbaum, who works in extracting photosystem I of ..."

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