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KABI5042 Biophysics of photosynthesis 4 ECTS
Organised by
Molecular Plant Biology
Preceding studies
Recommended: KABI5040 Photosynthesis or KABI5044 Introduction to bioenergetics.

Learning outcomes

Student will understand the basics of the biophysics of photosynthesis, and learn 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 language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

Written reports of the practicals



Recommended year of study

1. year spring
2. year spring

1st or 2nd year of Master's degree studies. Course is organized every other year, next time 2016

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP in Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
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