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Dual approach to a light problem

The structure of the last of the major pigment-containing protein complexes involved in photosynthesis is now revealed. The details complete our picture of electron shuttling in this vital process.

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Figure 1: Electron transport in oxygenic photosynthesis.
Figure 2: Electron-transfer routes in the cytochrome b6f complex, incorporating the new findings1,2.

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Kühlbrandt, W. Dual approach to a light problem. Nature 426, 399–400 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/426399a

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