Photosynthesis in Algae

Photosynthesis in Algae
Author : Anthony W. D. Larkum
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages : 480
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN 10 : 9789400710382
ISBN 13 : 9400710380
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photosynthesis in Algae Book Description:

This book introduces the reader to algal diversity as currently understood and then traces the photosynthetic structures and mechanisms that contribute so much to making the algae unique. Indeed the field is now so large that no one expert can hope to cover it all. The 19 articles are each written by experts in their area; ranging over all the essential aspects and making for a comprehensive coverage of the whole field. Important developments in molecular biology, especially transformation mutants in Chlamydomonas, are dealt with, as well as areas important to global climate change, carbon dioxide exchange, light harvesting, energy transduction, biotechnology and many others. The book is intended for use by graduate students and beginning researchers in the areas of molecular and cell biology, integrative biology, plant biology, biochemistry and biophysics, biotechnology, global ecology, and phycology.