Photosynthesis Research

, 87:159 | Cite as

Allan H. Brown (1917–2004), editor and educator: A career of fascination with the biological roles of O2 in terrestrial life and possibly in extraterrestrial life

  • Clanton C. Black
  • Berger C. Mayne


Photosynthesis Plant Cell Environ Helianthus Annuus Mass Spectrometry Study Chlorella Cell 
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Thanks to Dr David Chapman, a close collaborative colleague of Allan Brown, for giving us comments on the Space biology work, for generously sharing portions of his obituary on Dr Brown published in the Newsletter of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology and; to the Brown family for personal recollections.We are greatly indebted to Dr Robert Kuniewic for personnel accounts and for information about Dr Brown dug from the Biology Department files at the University of Pennsylvania.

This obituary was invited and edited by Govindjee, Historical Corner Editor of Photosynthesis Research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clanton C. Black
    • 1
  • Berger C. Mayne
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology The University of GeorgiaAthensUSA
  2. 2.C.F. Kettering Research LaboratoryYellow SpringsUSA

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