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Solar water-splitting into H2 and O2: design principles of photosystem II and hydrogenases

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Abstract

This review aims at presenting the principles of water-oxidation in photosystem II and of hydrogen production by the two major classes of hydrogenases in order to facilitate application for the design of artificial catalysts for solar fuel production.

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The article was received on 27 May 2008, accepted on 17 Jun 2008 and first published on 30 Jun 2008


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/B808792J
Citation: Energy Environ. Sci., 2008,1, 15-31
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    Solar water-splitting into H2 and O2: design principles of photosystem II and hydrogenases

    W. Lubitz, E. J. Reijerse and J. Messinger, Energy Environ. Sci., 2008, 1, 15
    DOI: 10.1039/B808792J

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