Maximising the efficiency of techniques to convert solar energy is an important goal in light of sustainability. Que Chen focuses on improving the photosynthetic efficiency of the cyanobacterium synechocystis by introducing a far-red absorbing proton pump as a commentary photosystem.
Q. Chen: Engineering Retinal-Based Phototrophy Via a Complementary Photosystem in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803.
Prof. K.J. Hellingwerf
Dr F. Branco dos Santos
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