Researchers Capture Images of Photosynthesis in Action

July 10, 2014 11:33 AM

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Arizona State University scientists have captured images of photosynthesis in action. The snapshots reveal how water is split into protons, electrons and oxygen.

The water-splitting process in Photosystem II (PSII) is one of the major reasons for evolution of complex life on earth. Higher lifeforms depend on this process for their energy needs.

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