School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Photosynthesis - A case for two (part 1 of 2)

Photosynthesis cannot take place without chlorophyll. Step by step, Prof. Dr. Tausch of the Bergische Universität Wuppertal explains the functions of chlorophyll. The chemical process is illustrated with the Photo-Blue-Bottle experiment. It simulates energy conversion and chemical transformation processes within the complex natural processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. Furthermore, the video comprises animations which help visualize the underlying chemical reactions.

Concept and storyboard: Prof. Dr. Michael Tausch
Experiments: Dr. Maria Heffen
Script and camera: Fridhelm Büchele
Editing: Christiane Wilke
Speaker: Tom Harris
Music: Tanja Tismar-Gehlmann
English version: Rainer Brunnert
Linguistic advice: Simon Roper
Production: TRICAST Wuppertal 2020

We thank the VCI's Chemical Industry Fund for supporting the English version.

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