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Regulation of the photosynthetic apparatus between efficient energy conversion at low light and avoidance of overreduction and damage development at excess light resembles dangerous navigating between Scylla and Charybdis. Photosynthesis is a high rate redox metabolic pathway that generates redox...
Trypanosomes and leishmania, the causative agents of several tropical diseases, possess a unique redox metabolism which is based on trypanothione. The bis(glutathionyl)spermidine is the central thiol that delivers electrons for the synthesis of DNA precursors, the detoxification of hydroperoxides...