Photosynthetic Reaction Center

The above image show a view of the pigments in the PRC (Photosynthetic Reaction Center) from RHODOPSEUDOMONAS VIRIDIS. (Green-Chlorophyll; Yellow-Carotene; Brown-Quinones; Gray-Pheophytin; a single iron atom can be seen at the top). You can view this image in 3-D along with each of the various pigments by visiting the MathMol Library on Photosynthesis.

For a view of the full protein click on 1prc.gif after you click here

Click here for a Photosynthesis Directory

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