Water-splitting chemistry of photosystem II.

  title={Water-splitting chemistry of photosystem II.},
  author={James P. McEvoy and Gary W Brudvig},
  journal={Chemical reviews},
  volume={106 11},
Life on earth is almost entirely solar-powered. We can get some idea of the enormous quantity of energy received from the sun by noting that during daylight hours, the sun provides several thousand times more power to the surface of the U.S.A. than is produced by all of the nation’s electrical power stations. 1,2 Around 50% of the radiation that reaches the earth’s surface, roughly the visible region, is of a frequency useful to photosynthetic organisms. Oxygenic photosynthetic organisms… CONTINUE READING
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