Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.
← Back to Search

Photosynthetic Electron Transport During Senescence Of The Primary Leaves Of Phaseolus Vulgaris L.: I. NON-CYCLIC ELECTRON TRANSPORT

G. Jenkins, H. W. Woolhouse
Published 1981 · Biology

Cite This
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Share
Coupled, non-cyclic electron transport was measured for chloroplasts isolated from the primary leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris. Preparations from young, fully expanded leaves gave good rates of electron transport, but the rates obtained decreased by approximately 80% during leaf senescence. Higher rates of electron transport were recorded for chloroplasts isolated from primary leaves which had regreened following removal of the remainder of the shoot. With preparations from leaves of all ages, photophosphorylation was coupled to electron transport with a mean P/2e ratio of approximately 1-3. No evidence was obtained for inactivation of chloroplasts from older leaves during isolation or assay, and it is suggested that the decrease in rate of electron transport over the period of senescence, and its increase during regreening, were consequences of changes in the composition and physical properties of the thylakoid membrane which occur in vivo. The decrease in rate of non-cyclic electron transport may be important in limiting the rate of photosynthesis in the senescing leaves.



This paper is referenced by
10.1007/0-306-48087-5
Lipids in Photosynthesis: Structure, Function and Genetics
P. A. Siegenthaler (1998)
10.1104/PP.86.1.108
Photosynthesis and Other Traits in Relation to Chloroplast Number during Soybean Leaf Senescence.
D. Ford (1988)
10.1007/BF00446383
Erratum
(2004)
10.1016/B978-0-12-520920-5.50008-0
2 – The Molecular Basis for Membrane Deterioration during Senescence
J. Thompson (1988)
10.1016/0924-2244(96)81352-5
Chlorophyll degradation in processed foods and senescent plant tissues
James W. Heaton (1996)
10.1016/S0044-328X(84)80095-1
The Influence of Leaf-aging on the Heat-sensitivity and Heat-hardening of the Photosynthetic Apparatus in Phaseolus vulgaris
I. Yordanov (1984)
10.1023/A:1011876412537
Senescence induced structural reorganization of thylakoid membranes in Cucumis sativus cotyledons; LHC II involvement in reorganization of thylakoid membranes
J.S.S. Prakash (2004)
10.1016/0168-9452(86)90018-X
Autolysis of chlorophyll in aqueous and detergent suspensions of chloroplast fragments
D. Amir-Shapira (1986)
10.1093/JXB/38.3.393
Nitrate Nutrition and Temperature Effects on Wheat: Photosynthesis and Photorespiration of Leaves
D. W. Lawlor (1987)
10.1104/PP.72.2.297
Nitrogen and Photosynthesis in the Flag Leaf of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).
J. R. Evans (1983)
10.1016/J.TPLANTS.2005.08.003
Plant programmed cell death and the point of no return
W. Doorn (2005)
10.1111/J.1399-3054.1988.TB06625.X
Effect of long‐term H2S fumigation on photosynthesis in spinach. Correlation between CO2 fixation and chlorophyll a fluorescence
F. H. Maas (1988)
10.1111/J.1399-3054.1990.TB04399.X
Expression of chloroplast photosynthesis genes during leaf senescence
N. Bate (1990)
The regulation and synthesis of malate synthase and isocitrate lyase in senescent and detached cotyledons of cucumber (C. sativus)
J. C. McLaughlin (1993)
10.1104/PP.92.4.1184
Photosynthesis and Chlorophyll Fluorescence Characteristics in Relationship to Changes in Pigment and Element Composition of Leaves of Platanus occidentalis L. during Autumnal Leaf Senescence.
W. W. Adams (1990)
10.1007/978-94-009-5530-1
Photosynthesis during leaf development
Z. Šesták (1985)
10.1007/978-1-4757-0094-7_1
The General Biology of Plant Senescence and the Role of Nucleic Acid in Protein Turnover in the Control of Senescence Processes which are Genetically Programmed
H. W. Woolhouse (1983)
10.1007/BF00393413
Effects of partial defoliation, changes of irradiance during growth, short-term water stress and growth at enhanced p(CO2) on the photosynthetic capacity of leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris L.
S. V. Caemmerer (2004)
10.1104/PP.75.2.421
Changes in the Number and Composition of Chloroplasts during Senescence of Mesophyll Cells of Attached and Detached Primary Leaves of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).
T. Wardley (1984)
10.1111/J.1399-3054.1991.TB05087.X
Activities of chlorophyllase, phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase and ribulose‐1,5‐bisphosphate carboxylase in the primary leaves of soybean during senescence and drought
S. Majumdar (1991)
10.2480/AGRMET.55.155
Leaf Age Dependence of Chlorophill Fluorescence Parameters in Water-stressed Leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Kazuo Tobe (1999)
10.1016/S0163-7827(98)00006-X
Lipid metabolism during plant senescence.
J. Thompson (1998)
10.1016/S2095-3119(14)60959-X
Increased grain yield with improved photosynthetic characters in modern maize parental lines
Cong-feng Li (2015)
10.1007/BF00402953
Leaf senescence in a non-yellowing mutant of Festuca pratensis Huds.
H. Thomas (2004)
10.1111/J.1399-3054.1985.TB03357.X
Interaction of light quality and benzimidazole on pigment contents and on photochemical activity of chloroplasts isolated from detached senescing wheat (Triticum aestivum) leaves
Shabbir A. Sayeed (1985)
10.1007/0-306-48087-5_8
Role of Acyl Lipids in the Function of Photosynthetic Membranes in Higher Plants
P. Siegenthaler (1998)
10.3929/ETHZ-A-004102347
Échanges gazeux des feuilles chez Vitis vinifera L. (cv. Chasselas) en fonction des paramètres climatiques et physiologiques et des modes de conduite de la vigne
V. Zufferey (2000)
10.1111/J.1365-3040.1993.TB00482.X
Effects of ozone on the photosynthetic apparatus and leaf proteins during leaf development in wheat
G. Y. Nie (1993)
10.1007/s11099-006-0031-8
Ontogenetic approach to the assessment of plant resistance to prolonged stress using chlorophyll fluorescence induction method
T. Nesterenko (2006)
10.1111/plb.12105
Insight into the photosynthetic apparatus in evergreen and deciduous European oaks during autumn senescence using OJIP fluorescence transient analysis.
V. Holland (2014)
10.1104/PP.72.3.795
Rate-Limiting Steps of Electron Transport in Chloroplasts during Ontogeny and Senescence of Barley.
P. Holloway (1983)
10.1007/978-94-011-2708-0_9
Leaf Senescence-induced Alterations in Structure and Function of Higher Plant Chloroplasts
A. Grover (1993)
See more
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar