A nano-sized manganese oxide in a protein matrix as a natural water-oxidizing site

Mohammad Mahdi Najafpour, Mohadeseh Zarei Ghobadi, Behzad Haghighi, Tatsuya Tomo, Robert Carpentier, Jian-Ren Shen, Suleyman Allakhverdiev

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Abstract

The purpose of this review is to present recent advances in the structural and functional studies of water-oxidizing center of Photosystem II and its surrounding protein matrix in order to synthesize artificial catalysts for production of clean and efficient hydrogen fuel.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-15
Number of pages13
JournalPlant Physiology and Biochemistry
Volume81
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Artificial photosynthesis
  • Nano-layered Mn oxide
  • Nano-sized Mn-Ca cluster
  • Oxygen evolution
  • Photosystem II
  • Water-oxidizing center

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Genetics
  • Physiology
  • Medicine(all)

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A nano-sized manganese oxide in a protein matrix as a natural water-oxidizing site. / Najafpour, Mohammad Mahdi; Ghobadi, Mohadeseh Zarei; Haghighi, Behzad; Tomo, Tatsuya; Carpentier, Robert; Shen, Jian-Ren; Allakhverdiev, Suleyman.

In: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Vol. 81, 2014, p. 3-15.

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Najafpour, Mohammad Mahdi ; Ghobadi, Mohadeseh Zarei ; Haghighi, Behzad ; Tomo, Tatsuya ; Carpentier, Robert ; Shen, Jian-Ren ; Allakhverdiev, Suleyman. / A nano-sized manganese oxide in a protein matrix as a natural water-oxidizing site. In: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 2014 ; Vol. 81. pp. 3-15.
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