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Contact: Professor Dr. Christian Wiencke
Helmholtz Association

Sunburned Algae

Caption: Red algae (Devaleraea ramentacea) under increased ultraviolet radiation. They produce less red light-harvesting proteins so the typical red colour of the alga fades and the plant gets white tips.

Credit: Photo: Max Schwanitz, Alfred Wegener Institute

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