Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 48, Issue 1–2, pp 11–18 | Cite as

Halcyon days with Bill Arnold

  • Bernard L. Strehler
Dedication/Personal Perspective


The circumstances that led to the discovery that plants luminesce after they are illuminated are described, as are other discoveries that would not have been possible were it not for the fortuitous association I had with my dear and most admirable friend, W.A. Arnold, to whom this special issue is dedicated.

Key words

aging delayed light production firefly ATP assay plant luminescence loss of rDNA luminous bacteria neuronal memory storage and pulse pattern coding organic mass spectroscopy plant luminescence photosynthetic ATP production photosynthesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard L. Strehler
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  1. 1.University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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