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Stefan Lucius (Rostock University)

Stefan Lucius's Master thesis was awarded with the Prize for the Best Plant Science Master Thesis, which was carried out at Rostock University in the year 2018.

Title of awarded thesis

"Phenotypical characterization of Arabidopsis antisense PGPase plants expressing putative cyanobacterial PGPases"

In this study we analyzed to what extent the expression of four putative 2-phosphoglycolate phosphatases (PGPases) from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 can complement the photorespiratory phenotype of Arabidopsis thaliana antisense PGPase plants.

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