antenna complex | definition

  • a photosystem structure consists of protein complexes that captures light energy and sends it into the photochemical reaction center
antenna complex
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Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J., Morgan, D., Raf, M., Roberts, K., & Walter, P. (2015). Molecular Biology of the Cell. New York: Garland Science. http://www.garlandscience.com/

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Antenna complexes protect Photosystem

Redox Regulation of a Light-Harvesting Antenna Complex in an Anoxygenic Phototroph