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R. G. E. Murray

Bioluminescence is fascinating and we can thank the Harvey's at Princeton years ago to start real serious work on it. There are some oddities of luminescence apart from bacterial luciferase. I remember Frank Johnson showing me a molecular non-enzymic version at Princeton produced by a Pacific Ocean jellyfish(do not remember species)that emitted points of light around its periphery by letting a few calcium ions into a vesicle containing an actifiable protein that released the photons. He followed the Harvey's in the Biology Department and was a very interesting guy.

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