Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 132, Issue 3, pp 235–243 | Cite as

André Tridon Jagendorf (1926–2017): a personal tribute

History and Biography

Abstract

We present here our tribute to an outstanding unique scientist, a pioneer of plant biochemistry, best known for his seminal ground-breaking discoveries related to electron and proton transport, and their intimate relation to ATP synthesis in chloroplasts. His dedication and in-depth understanding of science was matched by his humor. Here, we offer a modest précis of his life and research. We have also included Reminiscences from: Leonard Fish, Eric Larson, Donald Ort, Thomas Owens, and Robert Turgeon.

Keywords

ATP Chemiosmosis Proton gradient Photophosphorylation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry, Department of Plant Biology, and Center of Biophysics & Quantitative BiologyUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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