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Harold G. Weger

Job Title: Associate Professor
Employer: Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Regina
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Public School attended: Parkfield Public School, Richview Public School, Sunnylea Public School, Islington Junior-Middle School
High School attended: Kipling Collegiate Institute
Further Education: University of Toronto (B.Sc.), Queen's University (Ph.D.).
algal banks
Iron-limited algal chemostat cultures

Brief synopsis of current research:
Bioenergetics of algal cells. Mechanisms of iron acquisition. Interactions between photosynthesis and respiration. Algal physiology and biochemistry.



Recent Publications:

Weger, H.G., G.S. Espie (2000) Ferric reduction by iron-limited Chlamydomonas cells interacts with both photosynthesis and respiration. Planta in press.

Weger, H.G. (1999) Ferric and cupric reductase activities in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: experiments using iron-limited chemostats. Planta 207:377-384.

Lynnes, J.A., T.L.M. Derzaph, H.G. Weger (1998) Iron limitation results in induction of ferricyanide reductase and ferric chelate reductase activities in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Planta 204:360-365.

Weger, H.G., J.A. Lynnes. (1998) Nitrite production from the oxidation of salicylhydroxamic acid by peroxidase or Mn(II). Phytochemistry 48:415-420.

Xue, X., C.M. Collins, H.G. Weger (1998) The energetics of extracellular Fe(III) reduction by iron-limited Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 34:939-944.