Sources for Further Study

Hall, D. O., and K. K. Rao. Photosynthesis. 6th ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Treats photosynthesis in a simple, methodical manner and explains complex concepts in an interesting and user-friendly way. Helps the student to think practically about the subject, pointing him or her toward the next stage of understanding of plant biology.

Harris, David A. Bioenergetics at a Glance. Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Science, 1995. Clear, concise introduction to the study of energy use and conversion in living organisms, with an emphasis on the biochemical aspects of plant science and physiology and cell biology.

Lawlor, David W. Photosynthesis: Molecular, Physiological, and Environmental Processes.3ded. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2001. Covers all aspects of photosynthesis, from the molecular level to plant production. Written for undergraduate or graduate students and non-specialists who want a concise overview of the process.

Stumpf, Paul K. "ATP." Scientific American 188 (April, 1953): 85-90. Describes ATP's participation in biochemical reactions and cellular energy systems. Includes schemes and a picture of ATP crystals.

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