Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Buchanan, Bob B.
Location University of California, Berkeley
Primary Field Plant Biology
 Election Citation
Buchanan is the leading investigator of regulatory mechanisms in photosynthesis, a position he earned by his discovery of the ferredoxin-thioredoxin system that regulates the enzymes of photosynthetic CO2 assimilation. Buchanan and coworkers also discovered the ferredoxin-linked carboxylation enzymes and, most recently, a regulatory role of thioredoxin in the germination of cereal seeds.
 Research Interests
My research interests are plant biochemistry, plant physiology, food technology, and bioremediation.

 
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