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

    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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