PMID: 5903102Jan 1, 1966

Effect of light intensity on the formation of the photochemical apparatus in the green bacterium Chloropseudomonas ethylicum

Journal of Bacteriology
S C HoltR C Fuller

Abstract

Holt, Stanley C. (Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, N.H.), S. F. Conti, and R. C. Fuller. Effect of light intensity on the formation of the photochemical apparatus in the green bacterium Chloropseudomonas ethylicum. J. Bacteriol. 91:349-355. 1966.-When the green bacterium Chloropseudomonas ethylicum was grown at various light intensities, the formation of the photosynthetic vesicles was found to be an inverse function of the light intensity at which the cells were grown. The specific chlorophyll content of isolated vesicles varied as the light intensity was changed over a wide range. Thus, the regulation of chlorophyll content in C. ethylicum in response to a change in light intensity is achieved both by a change in the number of vesicles that are formed and by a change in the specific chlorophyll content of these vesicles.

Citations

May 13, 1977·Archives of Microbiology·M T Madigan, T D Brock
Mar 1, 1978·Archives of Microbiology·M Broch-DueB S Fjerdingen

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Bacterial Proteins
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