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From ecophysiology to phenomics: some implications of photoprotection and shade-sun acclimation in situ for dynamics of thylakoids in vitro

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Abstract


  • Half a century of research into the physiology and biochemistry of sun–shade acclimation in diverse plants has provided reality checks for contemporary understanding of thylakoid membrane dynamics. This paper reviews recent insights into photosynthetic efficiency and photoprotection from studies of two xanthophyll cycles in old shade leaves from the inner canopy of the tropical trees Inga sapindoides and Persea americana (avocado). It then presents new physiological data from avocado on the time frames of the slow coordinated photosynthetic development of sink leaves in sunlight and on the slow renovation of photosynthetic properties in old leaves during sun to shade and shade to sun acclimation. In so doing, it grapples with issues in vivo that seem relevant to our increasingly sophisticated understanding of ΔpH-dependent, xanthophyll-pigment-stabilized non-photochemical quenching in the antenna of PSII in thylakoid membranes in vitro.

Authors


  •   Matsubara, Shizue (external author)
  •   Forster, Britta (external author)
  •   Waterman, Melinda J.
  •   Robinson, Sharon
  •   Pogson, Barry (external author)
  •   Gunning, Brian (external author)
  •   Osmond, Barry B. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Matsubara, S., Forster, B., Waterman, M. J., Robinson, S. A., Pogson, B. J., Gunning, B. & Osmond, B. (2012). From ecophysiology to phenomics: some implications of photoprotection and shade-sun acclimation in situ for dynamics of thylakoids in vitro. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, 367 (1608), 3503-3514.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84869210899

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=8091&context=scipapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/scipapers/4748

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 11

Start Page


  • 3503

End Page


  • 3514

Volume


  • 367

Issue


  • 1608

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • Half a century of research into the physiology and biochemistry of sun–shade acclimation in diverse plants has provided reality checks for contemporary understanding of thylakoid membrane dynamics. This paper reviews recent insights into photosynthetic efficiency and photoprotection from studies of two xanthophyll cycles in old shade leaves from the inner canopy of the tropical trees Inga sapindoides and Persea americana (avocado). It then presents new physiological data from avocado on the time frames of the slow coordinated photosynthetic development of sink leaves in sunlight and on the slow renovation of photosynthetic properties in old leaves during sun to shade and shade to sun acclimation. In so doing, it grapples with issues in vivo that seem relevant to our increasingly sophisticated understanding of ΔpH-dependent, xanthophyll-pigment-stabilized non-photochemical quenching in the antenna of PSII in thylakoid membranes in vitro.

Authors


  •   Matsubara, Shizue (external author)
  •   Forster, Britta (external author)
  •   Waterman, Melinda J.
  •   Robinson, Sharon
  •   Pogson, Barry (external author)
  •   Gunning, Brian (external author)
  •   Osmond, Barry B. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Matsubara, S., Forster, B., Waterman, M. J., Robinson, S. A., Pogson, B. J., Gunning, B. & Osmond, B. (2012). From ecophysiology to phenomics: some implications of photoprotection and shade-sun acclimation in situ for dynamics of thylakoids in vitro. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences, 367 (1608), 3503-3514.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84869210899

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=8091&context=scipapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/scipapers/4748

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 11

Start Page


  • 3503

End Page


  • 3514

Volume


  • 367

Issue


  • 1608

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom