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Gernot Renger (1937-2013): his life, Max-Volmer Laboratory, and photosynthesis research
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Chemistry.
2016 (English)In: Photosynthesis Research, ISSN 0166-8595, E-ISSN 1573-5079, Vol. 129, no 2, 109-127 p.Article in journal (Refereed) PublishedText
Abstract [en]

Gernot Renger (October 23, 1937-January 12, 2013), one of the leading biophysicists in the field of photosynthesis research, studied and worked at the Max-Volmer-Institute (MVI) of the Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany, for more than 50 years, and thus witnessed the rise and decline of photosynthesis research at this institute, which at its prime was one of the leading centers in this field. We present a tribute to Gernot Renger's work and life in the context of the history of photosynthesis research of that period, with special focus on the MVI. Gernot will be remembered for his thought-provoking questions and his boundless enthusiasm for science.

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2016. Vol. 129, no 2, 109-127 p.
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Max-Volmer-Institute, Horst T. Witt, Photosystem II, Oxygen evolving complex, Water oxidizing mplex (WOC), ADRY agent, Mechanism of water splitting
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-124318DOI: 10.1007/s11120-016-0280-8ISI: 000379349200001PubMedID: 27312337OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-124318DiVA: diva2:958130
Available from: 2016-09-06 Created: 2016-08-04 Last updated: 2016-09-06Bibliographically approved

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