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Details of Prof Anthony William Larkum   


Gender male
Job title Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor
Department Global Climate Cluster
University of Technology, Sydney ( UTS)
Bldg 4, Thomas St Broadway 2007
University of Technology, Sydney Bldg 4, Thomas St
NSW Australia
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel +61293512069
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Website http://www-personal.usyd.edu.au/~alark
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Degree D.Phil. (Oxon)
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities coral bleaching, coral physiology, symbiosome research, epilithic algal communities, seagrass physiology, algal physiology, algal pigmentation
Research Region Great Barrier Reef and Southern Australia
Skills/Expertise Pulse amplitude modulated fluorescence, hyperspectral imaging, microprobes for diffusive boundary layers, phylogenetic analysis
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof Anthony LARKUM)

Raven, J. A., Beardall, J., Larkum, A. W. D., Sanchez-Baracaldo, P. 2013. The influence of photosynthesis on genome function. Phil. Trans of Roy. Soc. B, in press.
Macreadie, P. I., Baird, M. E., Trevathan-Tackett, S. M., Larkum, A. W D. and Ralph, P. J. 2013. Quantifying and modelling the carbon sequestration capacity of seagrass meadows. Marine Pollution Bulletin, in press.
Behrendt, L., Staal, M., Cristescu, S., Schliep, M., Larkum, A. and Kuehl M. 2013. Reactive oxygen production induced by near-infrared radiation in three strains of the Chl d-containing cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina. F1000Research 2013, 2:44 (doi: 10.3410/f1000research.2-44.v1). - See more at: http://f1000research.com/articles/2-44/v1#sthash.ZTvgZtMK.dpuf
Schliep, M., Cavigliasso, G., Quinnell, R. G., Stranger, R. & Larkum, A. W. D. 2013. Formyl group modification of chlorophyll a: a major evolutionary mechanism in oxygenic photosynthesis. Plant, Cell and Environment 36, 521?527.
Ritchie, R. J. & Larkum, A. W. D. 2012. Modelling photosynthesis in shallow algal production ponds. Photosynthetica, 50, 481-500.
Wangpraseurt D., Larkum, A. W. D., Ralph, P. J. & Kuhl, M. 2012. Light gradients and optical microniches in coral tissues. Fronters in Biology, 3, 316 -332.
Kuhl M., Behrendt, L. Trampe, E., Qvertrup, K., Schreiber, U., Borisov, S. M., Klimov, I & Larkum, A. W. D. 2012. Microenvironmental ecology of the chlorophyll b-containing symbiotic cyanobacterium Prochloron in the didemnid ascidian Lissoclinum patella. Fontiers in Biology, 3, 402-438.
Larkum, A.W.D. 2010.. Limitations and prospects of natural photosynthesis for bioenergy production. Currents Opinion in Biotechnology 21, 271-276.
Lilley, R.M , Ralph, P..J. and Larkum, A.W.D. 2010. The determination of activity of the enzyme Rubisco in cell extracts of the dinoflagellate alga Symbiodinium sp. by manganese chemiluminescence and its response to short-term thermal stress of the alga. Plant Cell & Environ. 33, 995-1004.
Larkum, A.W.D. (2006) The evolution of chlorophylls and photosynthesis. In: Chlorophylls and Bacteriochlorophylls, (B. Grimm, R.J. Porra, W. Rudiger, H. Scheer. Eds.), Vol 25, Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration, pp 261-282, Springer Verlag, Berlin.
Lockhart, P.J., Novis, P., Milligan, B.G, Riden, J., Rambaud, A. and Larkum, A.W.D. (2006) Heterotachy and tree building: a case study with plastids and eubacteria. Mol.Biol. Evol. 206, 40-45
Larkum, A.W.D., Ralph, E.D. and Drew, E.A. 2006. Photosynthesis and metabolism at the cellular level. In: Seagrasses: Biology, Ecology and their Conservation. (Larkum, A.W.D, Orth, J.J. and Duarte, C.A, Eds). Springer Verlag, Berlin.
Kühl, M, Chen, M, Ralph, P, Schreiber, U and Larkum, A.W.D. 2005. A niche for cyanobacteria containing chlorophyll d. Nature 433, 820.
Chen, M, Hiller, R.H, Howe, C.J. and Larkum A. W. D. 2005. Unique origin and lateral transfer of prokaryotic chlorophyll b and chlorophyll d light-harvesting systems. Mol. Biol. Evol. 22, 21-28.
Hill R, Larkum AWD, Frankart C, Kühl M and Ralph PJ Loss of Functional Photosystem II Reaction Centres in Zooxanthellae of Corals Exposed to Bleaching Conditions: Using Fluorescence Rise Kinetics. Photosynthesis Research 2004: 82, 59-72
Chen M, Hiller RG, Howe CJ, Larkum AW. Unique Origin and Lateral Transfer of Prokaryotic Chlorophyll-b and Chlorophyll-d Light-harvesting Systems. Mol Biol Evol. 2004 Sep 8 [Epub ahead of print]
Larkum AWD, Douglas, SE and Raven JA (Eds) Photosynthesis in Algae. Kluwer Acad Pub, Dordrecht, 2003
Larkum AWD Koch EC and Kuehl M Diffusive boundary layers and photsynthesis of the epilithic algal community of coral reefs. Marine Biology 2003; 142, 1073-1082
Chen M, Quinnell RG, Larkum AW. Related Articles, Links Abstract The major light-harvesting pigment protein of Acaryochloris marina. FEBS Lett. 2002 Mar 13;514(2-3):149-52.
La Roche J, van der Staay GW, Partensky F, Ducret A, Aebersold R, Li R, Golden SS, Hiller RG, Wrench PM, Larkum AW, Green BR. Related Articles, Links Free in PMC Independent evolution of the prochlorophyte and green plant chlorophyll a/b light-harvesting proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Dec 24;93(26):15244-8.
Bibby TS, Nield J, Chen M, Larkum AW, Barber J. Related Articles, Links Free in PMC Structure of a photosystem II supercomplex isolated from Prochloron didemni retaining its chlorophyll a/b light-harvesting system. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Jul 22;100(15):9050-4. Epub 2003 Jul 01
Gilmore AM, Larkum AW, Salih A, Itoh S, Shibata Y, Bena C, Yamasaki H, Papina M, Van Woesik R. Related Articles, Links Abstract Simultaneous time resolution of the emission spectra of fluorescent proteins and zooxanthellar chlorophyll in reef-building corals. Photochem Photobiol. 2003 May;77(5):515-23.
Jermiin L, Ho SY, Ababneh F, Robinson J, Larkum AW. The biasing effect of compositional heterogeneity on phylogenetic estimates may be underestimated. Syst Biol. 2004 Aug;53(4):638-43.
Jimenez I, Larkum AWD, Kühl M, Ralph PJ 2008. Heat budget and thermal microenvironment of shallow-water corals: Do massive corals get warmer than branching corals? Limnology and Oceanography 53(4), 1548?1561.
Helfrich M, Ross A, King GC, Turner AG, Larkum AW. Identification of [8 vinyl]-chlorophyllide a in phototrophic prokaryotes and algae. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1999 Mar 9;1410(3):262-72.
Jermiin LS, Ho SY, Ababneh F, Robinson J, Larkum AW. Hetero: a program to simulate the evolution of DNA on a four-taxon tree. Appl Bioinformatics. 2003;2(3):159-65
Larkum AW, Scaramuzzi C, Cox GC, Hiller RG, Turner AG. Related Articles, Links Free in PMC Light-harvesting chlorophyll c-like pigment in Prochloron. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Jan 18;91(2):679-83.
Koop K, Booth D, Broadbent A, Brodie J, Bucher D, Capone D, Coll J, Dennison W, Erdmann M, Harrison P, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Hutchings P, Jones GB, Larkum AW, O\'Neil J, Steven A, Tentori E, Ward S, Williamson J, Yellowlees D. Related Articles, Links Abstract ENCORE: the effect of nutrient enrichment on coral reefs. Synthesis of results and conclusions. Mar Pollut Bull. 2001 Feb;42(2):91-120.
Kuehl M and Larkum AWD The microenvironemnt and photosynthetic performance of Prochloron sp in symbiosis with didemnid ascidians. In

Created: 2004-11-10 Last Updated: 2015-07-03 by Anthony LARKUM