Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 70, Issue 3, pp 245–247 | Cite as

Obituary: Remembering George Cheniae, who never compromised his high standards of science

  • Wayne D. Frasch
  • Richard T. Sayre


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Oxygen Evolution Extrinsic Polypeptide Photosynthetic Water Oxidation Thylakoid Polypeptide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne D. Frasch
    • 1
  • Richard T. Sayre
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for the Study of Early Events in Photosynthesis Department of Plant BiologyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Plant BiologyOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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