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Understanding complexity from molecules to ecosystems.

Part I: General Problems of Biological Modeling

  1. Trends, Tools and Problems of Modeling in Modern Biology
  2. Scaling and Integration of Biological Models of Photosynthesis: Towards Comprehensive E-Photosynthesis

Part II: Modeling of Light-Harvesting and Primary Electron Transport

  1. Modeling of the Excitation Energy Migration and Electron Transfer Processes in the Photosystems of Oxygenic Photosynthesis
  2. Modeling Light-Harvesting and Primary Charge Separation in Photosystem I and Photosystem II
  3. Unraveling the Hidden Nature of Antenna Excitations

Part III: Modeling Electron transport and Chlorophyll Fluorescence

  1. Relation of Electron Transport to Chlorophyll Fluorescence
  2. Modeling of Chlorophyll a Fluorescence Kinetics in Relation to Photo- and Electrochemical Events in Photosystems of Plant Cells
  3. Models of Chlorophyll a Fluorescence Transients
  4. Clustering of Electron Transfer Components: Kinetic and Thermodynamic Consequences
  5. Regulation of Electron and Proton Transport in Photosynthesis
  6. Modeling Energy Transduction and Redox Regulation by the Cytochrome b6f
  7. Kinetic and direct multiparticle models of Kinetic and direct multiparticle models of primary photosynthetic processes
  8. Modeling Non-Linear Effects in Photosynthesis

Part IV: Integrated Modeling of Light and Dark Reactions of Photosynthesis

  1. Relating Gas Exchange of Leaves to the Underlying Leaf Biochemistry
  2. A Model of the Generalized Stoichiometry of Electron Transport-Limited C3 photosynthesis: Development and Applications
  3. Putting It Together: From Light to Carbohydrates
  4. Modeling the Kinetics of Activation and Reaction of Rubisco from Gas Exchange
  5. Modeling of Temperature Dependence of Photosynthesis
  6. Modeling of Photosynthate Metabolism
  7. Quantifying the Control of Photosynthetic Fluxes

Part V: From Leaves to Canopies to the Globe

  1. Packing Photosynthetic Apparatus: From a Leaf to the Canopy
  2. Role of Photosynthetic Induction for Daily and Seasonal Carbon Balances of Leaves and Plant Canopies
  3. Can Increase in Rubisco Specificity Increase Carbon Gain by Whole Crops? A Modeling Analysis.
  4. Using Photosynthesis Models within Large Scale Ecosystem Modeling
  5. Photosynthesis in Global-Scale Models

Concluding Comments

Appendix: List of Models Used; and Web Resources