Noted UW-Madison Biochemist Robert Burris Dies at age 96
He was one of the world's preeminent authorities on nitrogen fixation, the
process by which certain microorganisms converts nitrogen from the
atmosphere into a form that can be taken up by plants. He made major
advances in the understanding of the biological systems involved and
developed much of the methodology used in nitrogen-fixation research.
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