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 I. 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 - Aug 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

  • Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Plant Science

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Najafpour, M. M., Ghobadi, M. Z., Haghighi, B., Tomo, T., Carpentier, R., Shen, J. R., & Allakhverdiev, S. I. (2014). A nano-sized manganese oxide in a protein matrix as a natural water-oxidizing site. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 81, 3-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2014.01.020