Light-induced fluorescence changes in Chlorella, and the primary photoreactions for the production of oxygen.

  title={Light-induced fluorescence changes in Chlorella, and the primary photoreactions for the production of oxygen.},
  author={David Mauzerall},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={69 6},
  • David Mauzerall
  • Published 1972 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
The light-induced increases of the effective fluorescence yield in Chlorella are too slow to be primary processes in photosynthesis. The fast transient state (risetime 25 nsec, limited to the first flash) is attributed to a priming reaction for the photosystem that makes oxygen. The slower cyclical process (risetime 3 musec, decay time 200 musec and 2 msec) is attributed to the dark reactions that make oxygen after photoexcitation of this system. The slower cyclical process is also… CONTINUE READING

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