PHOTOSYNTHETIC ACTION SPECTRA OF MARINE ALGAE

@article{Haxo1950PHOTOSYNTHETICAS,
  title={PHOTOSYNTHETIC ACTION SPECTRA OF MARINE ALGAE},
  author={F. Haxo and L. Blinks},
  journal={The Journal of General Physiology},
  year={1950},
  volume={33},
  pages={389 - 422}
}
  • F. Haxo, L. Blinks
  • Published 1950
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of General Physiology
A polarographic oxygen determination, with tissue in direct contact with a stationary platinum electrode, has been used to measure the photosynthetic response of marine algae. These were exposed to monochromatic light, of equal energy, at some 35 points through the visible spectrum (derived from a monochromator). Ulva and Monostroma (green algae) show action spectra which correspond very closely to their absorption spectra. Coilodesme (a brown alga) shows almost as good correspondence… Expand
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