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Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Photosystem II Crystals

Caption: Green crystals, millionths of a millimeter in size, preserve the molecular structure and activity of photosystem II, the molecule that photoxidizes water into molecular oxygen.

Credit: Image courtesy of Jan Kern, Berkeley Lab

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