Chapter headings: 1. Energy conversion in higher plants and algae (G. Forti).
2. Photosynthetic bacteria (B.K. Pierson and J.M. Olson). 3. The bacterial reaction center (W.W. Parson). 4. The primary reactions of photosystems I and II of algae and higher plants (P. Mathis and A.W. Rutherford). 5. Electron paramagnetic resonance in photosynthesis (A.J. Hoff). 6. The photosynthetic oxygen-evolving process (G.T. Babcock). 7. Photophosphorylation in chloroplasts (M. Avron). 8. Carbon dioxide assimilation (F.D. Macdonald and B.B. Buchanan). 9. Substrate oxidation and NAD+ reduction by phototrophic bacteria (D.B. Knaff and C. Kämpf). 10. Structure and function of protein complexes in the photosynthetic membrane (N. Nelson). 11. Structure and function of light-harvesting pigment-protein complexes (H. Zuber, R. Brunisholz and W. Sidler). 12. Molecular organization of thylakoid membranes (J.M. Anderson). 13. Structure and exciton effects in photosynthesis (R.M. Pearlstein). 14. Genetics and synthesis of chloroplast membrane proteins (J.C. Gray). 15. Evolution of photosynthesis (H.J. van Gorkom). Subject index.