skip to main content
OSTI.GOV title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: Light-dependent chlorophyll f synthase is a highly divergent paralog of PsbA of photosystem II

; ; ; ;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
DOE Contract Number:  
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 353; Journal Issue: 6302; Related Information: PARC partners with Washington University in St. Louis (lead); University of California, Riverside; University of Glasgow, UK; Los Alamos National Laboratory; University of New Mexico; New Mexico Corsortium; North Carolina State University; Northwestern University; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; University of Pennsylvania; Sandia National Laboratories; University of Sheffield, UK; Journal ID: ISSN 0036-8075
Country of Publication:
United States
solar (fuels), photosynthesis (natural and artificial), biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, charge transport, membrane, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly)

Citation Formats

Ho, M. -Y., Shen, G., Canniffe, D. P., Zhao, C., and Bryant, D. A. Light-dependent chlorophyll f synthase is a highly divergent paralog of PsbA of photosystem II. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1126/science.aaf9178.
Ho, M. -Y., Shen, G., Canniffe, D. P., Zhao, C., & Bryant, D. A. Light-dependent chlorophyll f synthase is a highly divergent paralog of PsbA of photosystem II. United States. doi:10.1126/science.aaf9178.
Ho, M. -Y., Shen, G., Canniffe, D. P., Zhao, C., and Bryant, D. A. Thu . "Light-dependent chlorophyll f synthase is a highly divergent paralog of PsbA of photosystem II". United States. doi:10.1126/science.aaf9178.
title = {Light-dependent chlorophyll f synthase is a highly divergent paralog of PsbA of photosystem II},
author = {Ho, M. -Y. and Shen, G. and Canniffe, D. P. and Zhao, C. and Bryant, D. A.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1126/science.aaf9178},
journal = {Science},
issn = {0036-8075},
number = 6302,
volume = 353,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {7}

Works referenced in this record:

Extinction coefficient for red-shifted chlorophylls: Chlorophyll d and chlorophyll f
journal, August 2012

  • Li, Yaqiong; Scales, Nicholas; Blankenship, Robert E.
  • Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, Vol. 1817, Issue 8
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2012.02.026

Expanding the solar spectrum used by photosynthesis
journal, August 2011

Spectral expansion and antenna reduction can enhance photosynthesis for energy production
journal, June 2013

Identification of an 8-vinyl reductase involved in bacteriochlorophyll biosynthesis in Rhodobacter sphaeroides and evidence for the existence of a third distinct class of the enzyme
journal, February 2013

  • Canniffe, Daniel P.; Jackson, Philip J.; Hollingshead, Sarah
  • Biochemical Journal, Vol. 450, Issue 2
  • DOI: 10.1042/BJ20121723

Critical Assessment of Various Techniques for the Extraction of Carotenoids and Co-enzyme Q 10 from the Thraustochytrid Strain ONC-T18
journal, December 2006

  • Armenta, Roberto E.; Burja, Adam; Radianingtyas, Helia
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Vol. 54, Issue 26
  • DOI: 10.1021/jf061260o

Extensive remodeling of a cyanobacterial photosynthetic apparatus in far-red light
journal, August 2014

Structure of Chlorophyll f
journal, March 2013

  • Willows, Robert D.; Li, Yaqiong; Scheer, Hugo
  • Organic Letters, Vol. 15, Issue 7
  • DOI: 10.1021/ol400327j

Spectroscopic Properties of Chlorophyll f
journal, April 2013

  • Li, Yaqiong; Cai, Zheng-Li; Chen, Min
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 117, Issue 38
  • DOI: 10.1021/jp402413d

Photoheterotrophic growth of Agmenellum quadruplicatum PR-6.
journal, February 1986

Chlorophyll Modifications and Their Spectral Extension in Oxygenic Photosynthesis
journal, June 2014

Transformation in Agmenellum quadruplicatum
journal, October 1980

  • Stevens, S. E.; Porter, R. D.
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 77, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.77.10.6052

Origin and Evolution of Water Oxidation before the Last Common Ancestor of the Cyanobacteria
journal, February 2015

  • Cardona, Tanai; Murray, James W.; Rutherford, A. William
  • Molecular Biology and Evolution, Vol. 32, Issue 5
  • DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msv024

Generic Assignments, Strain Histories and Properties of Pure Cultures of Cyanobacteria
journal, March 1979

  • Stanier, Roger Y.; Deruelles, Josette; Rippka, Rosmarie
  • Microbiology, Vol. 111, Issue 1, p. 1-61
  • DOI: 10.1099/00221287-111-1-1

Adaptive and acclimative responses of cyanobacteria to far-red light: Responses of cyanobacteria to far-red light
journal, August 2015

A Red-Shifted Chlorophyll: Fig. 1
journal, August 2010

Chlorophyll Biosynthesis in Bacteria: The Origins of Structural and Functional Diversity
journal, October 2007

Crystal structure of oxygen-evolving photosystem II at a resolution of 1.9 Å
journal, April 2011

  • Umena, Yasufumi; Kawakami, Keisuke; Shen, Jian-Ren
  • Nature, Vol. 473, Issue 7345
  • DOI: 10.1038/nature09913

Chlorophyll f-driven photosynthesis in a cavernous cyanobacterium
journal, February 2015

  • Behrendt, Lars; Brejnrod, Asker; Schliep, Martin
  • The ISME Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 9
  • DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2015.14

Allophycocyanin B (?max 671, 618 nm): A new cyanobacterial phycobiliprotein
journal, January 1975

  • Glazer, A. N.; Bryant, D. A.
  • Archives of Microbiology, Vol. 104, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1007/BF00447294

Isolation and Characterization of Homodimeric Type-I Reaction Center Complex from Candidatus Chloracidobacterium thermophilum, an Aerobic Chlorophototroph
journal, December 2011

  • Tsukatani, Yusuke; Romberger, Steven P.; Golbeck, John H.
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry, Vol. 287, Issue 8
  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M111.323329

The reaction center of green sulfur bacteria1Dedicated to the memory of Jan Amesz.1
journal, October 2001

  • Hauska, G.; Schoedl, T.; Remigy, Hervé
  • Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, Vol. 1507, Issue 1-3
  • DOI: 10.1016/S0005-2728(01)00200-6

Reduction of conjugal transfer efficiency by three restriction activities of Anabaena sp. strain PCC 7120.
journal, March 1997

Evolution of Photosynthesis
journal, June 2011

Rotamer Libraries in the 21st Century
journal, August 2002

Chlorophylls d and f and their role in primary photosynthetic processes of cyanobacteria
journal, March 2016

  • Allakhverdiev, S. I.; Kreslavski, V. D.; Zharmukhamedov, S. K.
  • Biochemistry (Moscow), Vol. 81, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1134/S0006297916030020

CcbP, a calcium-binding protein from Anabaena sp. PCC 7120, provides evidence that calcium ions regulate heterocyst differentiation
journal, April 2005

  • Zhao, Y.; Shi, Y.; Zhao, W.
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 102, Issue 16
  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0501782102

Present and future global distributions of the marine Cyanobacteria Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus
journal, May 2013

  • Flombaum, P.; Gallegos, J. L.; Gordillo, R. A.
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 110, Issue 24
  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1307701110

Structure of cyanobacterial Photosystem I
journal, July 2005

18 O Labeling of Chlorophyll d in Acaryochloris marina Reveals That Chlorophyll a and Molecular Oxygen Are Precursors
journal, July 2010

  • Schliep, Martin; Crossett, Ben; Willows, Robert D.
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry, Vol. 285, Issue 37
  • DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M110.146753

UCSF Chimera?A visualization system for exploratory research and analysis
journal, January 2004

  • Pettersen, Eric F.; Goddard, Thomas D.; Huang, Conrad C.
  • Journal of Computational Chemistry, Vol. 25, Issue 13
  • DOI: 10.1002/jcc.20084

Contribution of cryptogamic covers to the global cycles of carbon and nitrogen
journal, June 2012

  • Elbert, Wolfgang; Weber, Bettina; Burrows, Susannah
  • Nature Geoscience, Vol. 5, Issue 7
  • DOI: 10.1038/ngeo1486

Comparing Photosynthetic and Photovoltaic Efficiencies and Recognizing the Potential for Improvement
journal, May 2011

  • Blankenship, R. E.; Tiede, D. M.; Barber, J.
  • Science, Vol. 332, Issue 6031, p. 805-809
  • DOI: 10.1126/science.1200165

A fresh look at the evolution and diversification of photochemical reaction centers
journal, December 2014

The Structure of Photosystem II and the Mechanism of Water Oxidation in Photosynthesis
journal, April 2015

Light-Dependent Protochlorophyllide Oxidoreductase: Phylogeny, Regulation, and Catalytic Properties
journal, August 2015