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  • Researchers identify molecular 'culprit' in rise of planetary oxygen

    University of Illinois crop sciences and Institute for Genomic Biology professor Gustavo Caetano-Anolls and his colleagues identified an oxygen-generating enzyme that likely was a key contributor to the rise of molecular oxygen on Earth.

    University of Illinois crop sciences and Institute for Genomic Biology professor Gustavo Caetano-Anolls and his colleagues identified an oxygen-generating enzyme that likely was a key contributor to the rise of molecular oxygen on Earth.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Gustavo Caetano-Anollés, call 217-333-8172; email gca@illinois.edu.

     The paper, “Protein Domain Structure Uncovers the Origin of Aerobic Metabolism and the Rise of Planetary Oxygen,” is available from the U. of I. News Bureau.