1LGH: Light Harvesting Complex

The structure at the right is that of the Light Harvesting Complex II (LH-2) from the species Rhodospirillum molischianum.

Identify the 8 α subunits and 8 β subunits

Describe the symmetry of the subunits

Identify some lycopene and bacteriochlorophyll molecules

Describe the orientation of the BChl a molecules when the LHC is viewed from the plane of the membrane

Identify the metal ions