Photosystem II Photochemistry and Phycobiliprotein of the Red Algae Kappaphycus alvarezii and Their Implications for Light Adaptation

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Guan, Xiangyu; Wang, Jinfeng; Zhu, Jianyi; Yao, Chunyan; Liu, Jianguo; Qin, Song; Jiang, Peng; (2013)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: BioMed Research International,volume 2,013 (issn: 2314-6133, eissn: 2314-6141)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2013/256549, pmc: PMC3860078
  • Subject: R | Research Article | Medicine | Article Subject

Photosystem II photochemistry and phycobiliprotein (PBP) genes of red algae Kappaphycus alvarezii, raw material of κ-carrageenan used in food and pharmaceutical industries, were analyzed in this study. Minimum saturating irradiance (I k) of this algal species was less t... View more
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