Determining Respiration and Oxygen Evolution of Green Hydra with the Rank Brothers Oxygen Electrode

  • Donald W. PhippsJr.


To measure oxygen consumption or evolution by as few as 150 green hydra or oxygen evolution from isolated symbiotic algae in suspension.


Oxygen Evolution Light Guide Sodium Dithionite Neutral Density Filter Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald W. PhippsJr.
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  1. 1.School of Life SciencesUniversity of NebraskaLincolnUSA

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