, Volume 76, Issue 1-3, pp 73-80

Linking the xanthophyll cycle with thermal energy dissipation*

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Abstract

This perspective summarizes my personal recollections about the initial discovery of the involvement of the xanthophyll cycle in photoprotective energy dissipation, starting with my arrival at Olle Björkman's laboratory at the Carnegie Institution and focusing on events from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s.

This revised version was published online in August 2006 with corrections to the Cover Date.