Alan J. Stemler

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Professor Emeritus


Plant Biology

Offices and Labs

2131 Life Sciences Addition


1975 PhD Plant Physiology University of Illinois
1965 BS Botany Michigan State University

Research Interests

Biochemical and biophysical aspects of photosynthesis. Structural and functional properties of chloroplast thylakoid membranes. Mechanism of oxygen evolution, inhibition of electron flow by monovalent anions, and resistance to herbicides that target the thylakoid membrane.

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Environmental and Integrative Biology

Teaching Interests

Plant physiology. Introductory plant biology.


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  • Lu Y-K and A Stemler. 2002. Extrinsic photosystem II carbonic anhydrase in maize mesophyll chloroplasts. Plant Physiology. 128:643-649
  • Stemler AJ. 2002. The bicarbonate effect, oxygen evolution, and the shadow of Otto Warburg. Photosynthesis Research. :In press
  • Stemler AJ. 2002. Photosystem II carbonic anhydrase activity depends on Cl- and Ca++. Proceedings of the XIth International Congress on Photosynthesis, August 17-22, Budapest, Hungary. :In press