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Arkistoitu opetussuunnitelma 2013–2014
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KABI5042 Biophysics of photosynthesis 4 op
Organised by
Molecular Plant Biology
Person in charge
Teachers in Molecular Plant Biology, coordinated by Esa Tyystjärvi and Eva-Mari Aro
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X
Preceding studies
Recommended: KABI5040 Photosynthesis. Math skills must be shown either by participating in a pre-exam in the autumn before the course, or by taking courses from the curriculum of mathematics.

Learning outcomes

Understanding the basics of the biophysics of photosynthesis, and learning the theoretical background and practices for some biophysical methods of photosynthesis research.


Biophysical basics of energy metabolism, reaction kinetics, redox reactions, interaction between light and matter, electron transfer reactions, mathematical modeling of reaction kinetics, chlorophyll fluorescence, thermoluminescence, oxygen flash yield.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 0 h
Exercises 24 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English
Written exam and Exercise(s)

Written exam and reports of the practicals


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year spring
5. year spring

4th and 5th years of the studies. Course is organized every second year. Next time in the study year 2013-2014

Belongs to following study modules

Biokemian laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Biokemian laitos
Terveyden biotieteiden koulutusohjelma (mat.tdk)