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Photosynthesis


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Biology Project: Biochemistry
Part of the University of Arizona Biology Project. There are external links and tutorials on topics like large molecules, the chemistry of amino acids, B12/folate, enerby, enzymes, and catalysis, metabolism, and regulation of carbohydrate metabolism

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A bit of quantum hanky-panky
Seth Lloyd
Physics World, January 2011, pp. 26-29
Classical physics is usually enough to be able to understand the behaviour of biological molecules. But photosynthetic bacteria exploit weird quantum-mechanical effects to convert harvested light into chemical energy.


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