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Deconstructing water oxidation

Nature Chemistry volume 5, pages 259260 (2013) | Download Citation

During photosynthesis, the oxygen-evolving complex oxidizes water to produce molecular oxygen. Now, a possible role for the calcium ion in this complex has been proposed based on the electrochemical properties of a series of synthetic heterometallic clusters.

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  1. Sarah A. Cook and A. S. Borovik are in the Department of Chemistry, University of California-Irvine, 1102 Natural Sciences II, Irvine, California 92697, USA

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