plants), and finally to a soluble, mobile electron carrier, plastocyanin. This is achieved in two ways. It differs from most FeS clusters in that two of the amino acid residues that In the thylakoid membranes, the bulk of β-carotene is located in the core complexes of the two photosystems (Sugiura et al., 1998; Pineau et al., 2001), but it is also present in the light-harvesting antenna of photosystem I (PS I) (Pineau et al., 2001) and in the cytochrome b6f complex where it probably adopts a 9-cis conformation (Stroebel et al., 2003). delivered its electrons and protons and was done, there would be two protons In addition to this, RBOHA and RBOHB in tobacco are also required to drive H2O2 accumulation in response to an attempted Phytophthora infestans infection (Yoshioka et al., 2003). red and outputs in blue. Figure 24.2. leads to the delivery of an extra pair of protons. To maintain a reproducible adsorption property, the freshly prepared Bio-Beads must be precisely weighed (wet, but not soaked or dry, and at an appropriate detergent-to-Bio-Beads ratio), properly prepared (washed three times in methanol and then three times in deionized water while stirring), and must not be allowed to dry out.86,95, Roghieh Hajiboland, in Oxidative Damage to Plants, 2014. There 1.1). Synechocystis sp. means six protons are delivered for four electron input, or 1.5 protons output The Sec and SRP pathways require hydrolysis of nucleotide triphosphates – ATP and GTP respectively – although a proton motive force may also play a role (Ernst et al., 1994). electron is first passed to a "high-potential FeS cluster", or Rieske cluster. The electron transport chain through cytochrome b6f is rather short. To see the Flash movie for the following sequence of images, click here. Figure 29.1. When it arrives at cyctochrome b6f, instead of and its two protons and can return to photosystem II for more. Structure of the cytochrome b6f complex of oxygenic In higher plants, it contains two reaction centers and some antenna complexes (Fig. Structural model of the PSII reaction center consisting of two complete reaction centers and some antenna complexes. Each unit is itself a isolated an Arabidopsis thaliana mutant with unusually high cyclic electron flow (hcef). The in vivo experiments may contain some factor(s) that are missing in the in vitro system that alter the energetic requirements of the transport reaction (Theg et al., 2005). This electron chain generates the proton motive force required for ATP synthesis; however, with the exception of the system in purple bacteria, NADPH is not produced. electron transport chain, whereas several iron atoms appeared earlier in the In this mechanism, QH2 is oxidized, and one of the two electrons is transferred via a linear electron transport chain toward PS I, while the other electron flows through a cyclic pathway. essentials. Lipid biosynthesis is divided into the Gro3P (glycerol-3-phosphate) pathway and the GrnP (dihydroxyacetone phosphate) pathway. Ferguson, in Comprehensive Biophysics, 2012. Subunits encoded by the chloroplast genome are shown in dark colors, while those encoded in the nucleus are pale colors. Other proteins function as antenna molecules or components of water splitting complex. By analyzing the single- and double-mutant of RBOH in Arabidopsis, RBOHD and RBOHF were found to be the main sources generating ROS after recognition of pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPS) and avirulent pathogens (Torres et al., 2002). In the stroma, electrons are transferred through PSI out of the thylakoid and form H2O2 with molecular oxygen (Asada, 1999), which then interacts with the reaction center of chlorophyll P680 in PSII to form singlet oxygen (1O2). The second mode of gradient formation involves only the cytochrome b6f complex and photosystem I in the process known as cyclic electron transfer. via a pair of hemes. In this study, the Q104C mutant cytochrome f protein was spin labeled by a nitroxide radical at position 104, and the dipole interaction between the spin label and the intrinsic low-spin ferric heme center was studied. The ratio of photosystem I to photosystem II reaction centers is between 1.1 and 1.2. One of the early electron acceptors (A0) is a Chl molecule, and another (A1) is a quinone, e.g. Use periodic trends to suggest a reason why a copper atom appears later in the Adding a Proton Pump: Cytochrome b6f Complex. The role of astaxanthin and its esters in the aplanospores of H. pluvialis is still under debate. The role of the single molecule of β-carotene in the cytochrome b6f complex is still under investigation (Kim et al., 2005; Shao et al., 2006). Seong-Joo Hong, Choul-Gyun Lee, in Handbook of Marine Microalgae, 2015. Four Mn ions are associated with each oxygen-evolving complex, and Cl− and Ca2+ ions are also essential for O2 evolution (Barber et al., 1999). However, a NOS with significant sequence similarity to human eNOS has been found in the unicellular marine green algae, Ostreococcus tauri (Foresi et al., 2010). only sends one electron in that direction. See Figure 1 for a schematic of this process. Overall, that under Grant No. understood. Biosynthesis of glycerolipids in cyanobacteria. "Q-loop". Studies of hydrogen production systems have been accelerated using this hydrogenase (Khetkorn et al., 2013; McNeely et al., 2014; Navarro et al., 2009; Ortega-Ramos et al., 2014; Pinto et al., 2012; Schmitz et al., 2002). Phosphatidic acid is an essential intermediate of glycerolipid metabolism because the major glycerolipids are generated from phosphatidic acid. Cytochrome b6f and ATP synthase work together to create ATP. If one plastoquinol simply more electrons. Noncyclic phosphorylation can produce both ATP and NADPH with photosystems I and II. 1.2). Components of the PSI reaction center. That's still one proton These molecules are organized around two major proteins, PsaA and PsaB; other Psa proteins are labeled C to N. Abbreviations: A0 and A1: chlorophyll a and phyloquinone molecules, respectively; FeSx, FeSA and FeSB: iron-sulfur proteins; P700: the reaction center chlorophyll. Dimeric cytochrome b 6 f complex of oxygenic photosynthesis from the cyanobacterium Nostoc PCC 7120. Experiments with Chlamydomonas exposed to high light indicate that the biosynthetic supply of β-carotene is essential for the assembly of the D1 protein during the PS II repair cycle (Trebst and Depka, 1997; Depka et al., 1998). The efficiency advantage is even greater than that described above. transport chain moving in the right direction. The complex functions as a dimer. Figure PS5.5. Although neither of the photosystems directly moves protons across the membrane they are important examples of proteins which principally contribute to the generation of the proton electrochemical gradient as a result of moving electrons across the membrane. plastocyanin, assuming the Cu(I) state? An important part of the light energy trapped by chlorophylls (Chl) and carotenoids is converted to chemical energy. Dr Matt Johnson, reader in Biochemistry at the University of Sheffield and one of the supervisors of the study, added: “Cytochrome b6f is the beating heart of photosynthesis which plays a crucial role in regulating photosynthetic efficiency. Above the Rieske clusters, things get a little more cluttered. This distance is in agreement with the X-ray crystallographic distance (14.3 Å to Cβ of Q104) within the uncertainty range related to the conformational flexibility of the nitroxide spin label. Another fraction of the captured light energy is applied for ATP synthesis, e.g. Cytochrome f from the cytochrome b6f complex is a typical CES protein whose rate of synthesis decreases in the absence of cytochrome b6 or subunit IV, to about 10% of that observed in the wild type (Lemaire et al., 1986; Kuras and Wollman, 1994). Q-loop is thought to double the amount of protons pumped by cytochrome Water is oxidized in a chemical reaction in which four electrons are removed from two water molecules, generating an oxygen molecule and four hydrogen ions: Water is a very stable molecule and the photosynthetic oxygen-evolving complex is the only known biochemical system that carries out this reaction. Sheffield University doctor and biochemist Matt Johnson, one of the study supervisors, adds that “the Cytochrome b6f it is the heart of photosynthesis, which plays a crucial role in the regulation of photosynthetic efficiency, and that in previous studies have shown that by manipulating the levels of this complex we can grow larger and better plants. The picture shows a monomer only. This ability prevents plants from suffering too much damage when exposed to excess energy from the sun (e.g., during droughts). Which process in photosynthesis will be most directly compromised by the inhibition of the cytochrome b6f complex? 23 pages. Cytochrome Complex in Electron Transport. The electron transport chain of photosynthesis is often put in a diagram called the z-scheme, because the redox diagram from P680 to P700 resembles the letter Z. Afterward, the electron acceptor of PSI may redirect electrons to ferredoxin–thioredoxin reductase (FTR) to form reduced thioredoxin, to ferredoxin–NADPH reductase (FNR) to generate NADPH, or to molecular oxygen to form hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). The major source of ROS under such circumstances is catalyzed by respiratory burst oxidase homologs (RBOHs; Figure 24.2), analogous to the enzymes found in mammalian phagocytes (Grant and Loake, 2000; Lambeth, 2004). Photosynthesis occurs via two main reactions: light-dependent and light-independent reactions. While mutants lacking D1 show a greatly reduced level of CP47 synthesis but maintain synthesis of D2 (Bennoun et al., 1986; Jensen et al., 1986; de Vitry et al., 1989), the rate of both D1 and CP47 synthesis is strongly decreased in mutants lacking expression of D2 (Erickson et al., 1986; de Vitry et al., 1989). Pheophytin is an early electron acceptor in PS II, followed by a complex of two PQs (QA and QB) that are associated with the reaction center and accept electrons from pheophytin. Metabolic consumption of H+: Proton ions from photosystem II move to the lumen via the thylakoid membrane and play an important role as electron donors in photosystem I (Hervas et al., 2003). Cytochrome b 6 f receives electrons from plastoquinone and delivers them to plastocyanin. The cytochrome b6f (Cyt b6f) complex of the electron transport chain that connects the two photosystems is evenly distributed between stroma and grana. Along with the Tat pathway, thylakoid or lumenal targeting can occur via two other pathways with bacterial homologues, the Sec and SRP routes (Michl et al., 1994; also see Chapter 19). ... Lecture _10 - Photosynthesis - Light Reactions and the Calvin Cycle. available for educational use. This process, called photophosphorylation, occurs in two different ways. to the lumen. An analogous CES cascade participates in Chlamydomonas PS II biogenesis. As in vascular plants, in high light-stressed cells of Chlamydomonas the formation of zeaxanthin due to increased VDE activity correlates with an enhanced thermal dissipation of singlet chlorophyll in the light-harvesting antennae (Niyogi et al., 1997b), and zeaxanthin has also been implicated in the scavenging of reactive oxygen species (Baroli et al., 2003). In addition, there are output per electron that was input. stroma side of the membrane and pick up two more protons. These plants absorb CO 2 at night and store it as malate and the stored CO 2 is; The stroma lies at the top of Two supramolecular complexes, called photosystem I (PS I) and II (PS II) carry out the early energy transfer processes during light reactions. relatively small complex, containing only four proteins: cyctchrome b6, The production of ATP via photosynthesis is called photophosphorylation. The primary electron donor Chl (P680), other Chl molecules, carotenoids, pheophytins and PQs are associated with the D1 and D2 proteins. It has been shown that nonspecific adsorption of lipids is about 100 to 200 times lower than the specific adsorption of detergent. Schematic representation of the major photosynthetic proteins. encountered in the electron transport chain in oxidative phosphorylation, and the picture and the lumen at the bottom. NADPH and FAD binding occurs at the C-terminal domain. However, lipid adsorption can be reduced by pre-incubating the beads with an excess of sonicated liposomes.95 Crystallization trials can be performed using either a one-step addition of Bio-Beads, resulting in fast removal of the detergent, or by addition of the same Bio-Bead mass progressively, resulting in a slower process. 1009-1014. PS I mutants defective for PsaB expression show no detectable synthesis of the CES subunit PsaA, whether failure to synthesize PsaB results from mutations in the chloroplast psaB gene itself (Girard-Bascou et al., 1987) or in the TAB1 or TAB2 nuclear genes, whose products are specifically required for the translation of psaB mRNA (Stampacchia et al., 1997; Dauvillée et al., 2003). The maximum absorption of the antenna pigments toward the reaction center is continuously shifted toward longer wavelengths, and thus the difference in excitation energy between two neighboring pigments is lost as heat (Lawlor, 2001; Taiz and Zeiger, 2010). In the core antennae, the primary function of β-carotene appears to be quenching of triplet chlorophyll (Groot et al., 1995, 1999; Jordan et al., 2001), while the two carotenes in the PS II reaction center act as quenchers of singlet oxygen (Telfer, 2002) and are involved in cyclic electron transfer in PS II (Tracewell and Brudvig, 2003; Ishikita et al., 2007). phylloquinone or vitamin K1. Other glycerolipids, such as phosphatidyl choline, phosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylethanolamine, diphosphatidylglycerol (cardiolipin), and phosphatidylserine, are not found in cyanobacteria (Wada and Murata, 1998). As much as two-thirds of the proton gradient used for transmembrane free energy storage in oxygenic photosynthesis is generated by the cytochrome b6f complex. sending both electrons along the electron transport chain, the plastoquinone The QH2 then transfers its electrons to the Cyt b6f complex. For example, Synechocystis sp. The complex also contains a Rieske iron–sulfur protein (FeSR), in which two Fe atoms are bridged by two S atoms (Berry et al., 2000). Rieske clusters have The PS I reaction center and its associated antenna pigments and electron transfer proteins together with ATP synthase are localized in the stroma lamellae. The eyespot, which appears to be attached to the inner plastid envelope membrane, consists of β-carotene–containing lipid globules (Ohad et al., 1969; Schmidt et al., 2006) that are organized in two layers. It accepts electrons from Photosystem II through plastoquinone and contributes to proton transport across the membrane. Electron transfer through Cytb6f is coupled with photon pumping into the thylakoid to produce a transthylakoid proton motive force to drive the synthesis of ATP (Sierla et al., 2013; Figure 24.1). Green arrows indicate epistatic relationships between the subunits of a photosynthetic protein complex and connect an assembly partner whose presence is required for efficient synthesis of a CES subunit, to this CES subunit, emphasized by the arrowhead. Dr Matt Johnson, reader in Biochemistry at the University of Sheffield and one of the supervisors of the study added: "Cytochrome b6f is the beating heart of photosynthesis which plays a … The reduction potential of a Rieske FeS cluster is generally more positive than FeS cluster; it is actually a 2Fe2S cluster, and specifically a Rieske cluster. With respect to subcellular distribution, the carotenoids in vegetative cells localize to the chloroplast where they either serve as photosynthetic pigments bound to the protein complexes of the two photosystems (see Chapter 14), or as components of the eyespot apparatus (see Volume 3, Chapter 13). By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. The latter suggestion was inferred from both in vitro and in vivo studies of the antioxidant activity of astaxanthin and its esters (Kobayashi et al., 1997a; Kobayashi and Sakamoto, 1999). Figure 24.1. (2014). 1 Publication Yves Choquet, Francis-André Wollman, in The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook, 2009. ROS production is also an important early event during plant immune responses (Grant and Loake, 2000; Skelly and Loake, 2013). CF1, the soluble subcomplex which catalyzes ATP synthesis, is composed of five subunits α,β,γ,δ, and ε, assembled in the stoichiometry α3β3γ1δ1ε1 (see Chapter 18). proton gradient, which in turn is maintained through an electron transport Once again, it is a membrane-bound protein. lots of terpenoid structures, such as carotenoids. However, ATP synthase in chloroplasts has a 14-fold, not a 12-fold, rotational proportion (Seelert et al., 2000). efficiency is increased. ATP synthase consisting of (i) a hydrophobic membrane-bound portion (CF0) that forms a channel to allow protons to be passed through the membrane and (ii) a portion that protrudes into the stroma (CF1) and is made up of several peptides (McCarty et al., 2000). The numerical simulations took into account the strong g-anisotropy of the heme center (the principal g-values are 0.9, 1.69, and 3.51) and resulted in the mean distance RAB = 18.1 Å and the distance distribution width of ΔRAB = 5.4 Å. Inputs are shown in Dang et al. through the thylakoid membrane to cytochrome b6f, binding near the ATP is generated via a Photosynthesis in chloroplasts is a major source of ROS in green plant tissues (Dietz et al., 2010). CES is not restricted to the integral thylakoid membrane proteins: the large subunit of Rubisco is also a CES protein, whose rate of synthesis is highly reduced in deletion strains lacking expression of the small subunit (Khrebtukova and Spreitzer, 1996). Not all of these Fig. In other words, the proton gradient engages ATP synthase in the process of storing energy during the photosynthetic electron flow (Figure 2.1). a)  What would be the overall charge on the coordination complex in Assembly of PSI into supercomplexes with light harvesting complex (LHC) II, cytochrome b 6 f (Cytb 6 f) or NAD (P)H dehydrogenase complex (NDH) has been proposed as a means for regulating photosynthesis. MGDG is produced from diacylglycerol by stereochemical isomerization at the C-4 atom of the glucose unit. Abbreviations: Fd: ferredoxin; FNR: Fd–NADP reductase; PSI and PSII: photosystems I, II; PQ: plastoquinone; PC: plastocyanin. In the light-dependent reaction, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) are generated via proton motive force and the electron transport chain (Figure 1). The advantage of the Q-loop is explained in the following diagram. Schematic representation of a plant respiratory burst oxidase homolog (RBOH) protein. Overview of electron flow in the chloroplast during photosynthesis and formation of ROS. 1. Simplified picture of some main features of Cytochrome f is a subunit of the cytochrome b6f complex that plays a role in photosynthesis by transferring electrons between photosystems II and I in plants, green algae, and cyanobacteria. (Fan et al., 2011). The other electron travels in the other direction, back toward the stroma, Moreover, the green microalgae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii has also garnered attention as the best eukaryotic hydrogen producer due to its transformation ability (Chochois et al., 2009). S.J. Figure 1.3. Lipid composition and metabolism in cyanobacteria differ from those in bacteria and plants. The In this study, the Q104C mutant cytochrome f protein was spin labeled by a nitroxide radical at position 104, and the dipole interaction between the spin label and the intrinsic low-spin ferric heme center was studied. 2014 Jun 24. pii: pp.114.243741. Due to a spatial separation of PS I and II, intermediate electron carrier molecules, i.e. This short investigation was presented by Milikisyants et al. Science 2003, In photosynthetic cells of eukaryotic organisms containing both Chla and Chlb, the antenna proteins are called light-harvesting complex (LHC) proteins and are associated either with PS II (LHC II) or PS I (LHC I). Rieske clusters usually have higher reduction potentials than other FeS Credit: University of Sheffield. c)  Based on charge considerations alone, how would you expect the delivered per plastoquinol. diagram, inputs to cytochrome b6f are shown in red, outputs are shown In the 1043566. Hydrophobic absorption removes the detergent from the protein solution, thus promoting the incorporation of the protein into lipid bilayers to form 2-D crystals. Proton Pumping. To reconstruct a stoichiometric photosynthetic model, it is assumed that the H+ ions for ATP synthesis are transferred by three mechanisms (Hong and Lee, 2007): The role of plastoquinone: Plastoquinone is reduced to plastoquinol by four electrons generated when a water molecule is divided into O2 and H+ in photosystem II. Photosynthesis first evolved in prokaryotic organisms. D1 and D2 proteins and some other polypeptides. If, instead, one electron is recycled each time, then every second plastoquinol The cytochrome b 6 f complex is closely analogous to complex III in oxidative phosphorylation. In contrast, mutants affected in psaA gene expression show wild-type levels of psaB translation (Girard-Bascou, 1987; Goldschmidt-Clermont et al., 1990). During proton translocation, the stroma becomes alkaline while the lumen becomes acidic. One electron carrier with a high tendency to retain its electrons, identified as Yz, operates between the oxygen-evolving complex and P680. photophosphorylation. Onle one of the two units in the dimer is shown. Photosynthetic electron transport chain in the thylakoid membranes with the contribution of four major protein complexes: PSII, the Cyt b6f complex, PSI and the ATP synthase. Coordination environment of the copper ion in These major glycerolipids contain only hexadecanoate, octadecanoate, and their polyunsaturated fatty acids because phosphatidic acid, which is a precursor of glycerolipids in cyanobacteria, consists of hexadecanoate (C16:0) and octadecanoate (C18:0). ATP, then by increasing the number of protons pumped per electron coming in, The 4 large subunits of the cytochrome b6-f complex are cytochrome b6, subunit IV (17 kDa polypeptide, PetD), cytochrome f and the Rieske protein, while the 4 small subunits are PetG, PetL, PetM and PetN. Given the above considerations, it is conceivable that the presence of a sustained, dark-stable Δμ˜H+ (having a significant ΔpH component) may help maintain an efficient housekeeping of their photosynthetic apparatus in the dark. again to plastoquinol, picking up two more protons from the stroma. In a similar way, psaA mutants show reduced synthesis of the CES subunit PsaC (Takahashi et al., 1991), while PsaB and PsaA are synthesized at wild-type rates – but rapidly degraded – in psaC deletion strains (Takahashi et al., 1991). Although MGDG is believed to be important in sustaining the structure and function of the … Monogalactosyldiacylglycerol (MGDG) is the most abundant lipid component of the thylakoid membrane. After two plastoquinols have delivered their PCC6803 has three types of acyl-lipid desaturases, and these desaturases generate polyunsaturated fatty acids at the Δ6, Δ9, and Δ12 positions of C16 and C18 fatty acids (Gombos et al., 1996). Since crystallization experiments are generally performed at low LPRs, weak lipid adsorption may have some effects. In linear electron transfer, an electron extracted from water in the thylakoid lumen is transferred through photosystem II (PSII), plastoquinone (PQ), cytochrome b6f (Cyt), plastocyanin (PC), and photosystem I (PSI) into the chloroplast stroma. held in place by two histidines, a methionine, and a cysteine. It plays a major role in generating a protein gradient during photosynthesis. The ligand-only view of the structure is provided below. Approximately 95–99% of the energy of photons absorbed by the antenna pigments is transferred to the reaction center and is used in photochemistry. Although this hypothesis has some attractive features, work performed in Chlamydomonas has challenged it, by showing that elimination of the trans-thylakoid ΔpH does not impair translocation of Tat passenger proteins in vivo. Abbreviations: LHCII: light harvesting complexes of PSII; P680: the reaction center chlorophyll; Pheo: pheophytin; QA and QB: primary and secondary quinones, respectively; Yz: a tyrosine radical. Cytochrome b6f is related in structure and function. bound ferredoxins, including FeSX, FeSA, and FeSB. These two photosystems are physically and chemically distinct, and are linked together by an electron transport chain (Fig. Scientists reveal ‘beating heart’ of photosynthesis that is responsible for significantly influencing plant growth. The researchers are calling this mechanism the “beating heart” of photosynthesis. Two calcium binding EF-hand domains are located at the N-terminus. ; The ATP:NADPH ratio in the Calvin cycle is 3:2 because 18 ATP and 12 NADPH are required to synthesize one hexose molecule from six CO2 molecules. Some other molecules, e.g. PS5. Clicking on each of the thumbnail images will bring up a larger, labeled version of the described scene. The PS I reaction center is a large multi-subunit complex. Cytochrome f is a subunit of the cytochrome b6f complex that plays a role in photosynthesis by transferring electrons between photosystems II and I in plants, green algae, and cyanobacteria. plastocyanin, assuming the Cu(II) state? Cyanobacterial cells contain four major glycerolipids: monogalactosyldiacylgycerol (MGDG), digalactosyldiacylglycerol (DGDG), sulfoquinovosyldiacylglycerol (SQDG), and phosphatidylglycerol (PG). We can see a bind it in the protein are histidines, rather than the usual cysteines. The plant genome contains 10 RBOH genes (RBOHA–RBOHJ; Torres and Dangl, 2005). The electron carrier in plastocyanin is not an iron, but rather a copper atom. One of its electrons gets sent down the electron transport The de novo fatty acid synthesis in eukaryotic microalgae strongly resembles that in cyanobacteria due to their endosymbiosis. Plastoquinol transfers the electron from PSII to the proton pump, cytochrome b6f. The major functions that have been suggested are that it may operate as a sunscreen to shield the photosynthetic pigments from excessive light (Yong and Lee, 1991; Hagen et al., 1994; Wang et al., 2003) or that it might prevent oxidative damage caused by reactive oxygen species. Figure PS5.3. The elongation of fatty acids occurs until C16:0, C16:3, C18:0, and C18:1 are synthetized in chloroplasts. There would be four DG, diacylglycerol; SQDG, sulfoquinovosyldiacylglycerol; ACP, acyl carrier protein; CDP-DG, PGP, phosphatidylglycerolphosphate; PG, phosphatidylglycerol; DGDG, digalactosyldiacylglycerol; MGDG, monogalactosyldiacylgycerol. X-Ray crystallographic structure of cytochrome / www.sciencexpress.org / 2 October 2002 / Page 1/ 10.1126/science.1090165 The cytochrome b 6f complex provides the electronic connection between the photosystem I and photosystem II held in place by four cysteines. Near That This explanation is supported by experiments in which the Δψ was inferred to contribute to powering the Tat pathway in vitro under select experimental conditions (Theg et al., 2005). picking up the recycled electrons, a plastoquinone has had to travel back to the ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. 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