A Light-Inducible Cytochrome b Reduction in the Green Alga Acetabularia
Blue light induces an absorbance change (LIAC) in a membrane fraction derived from higher plant systems such as corn coleoptiles and cauliflower inflorescences. It is believed that this LIAC is directly related with the photoreception performed by a flavoprotein. Blue light is obligatory for normal growth and cap morphogenesis  in the green alga Acetabularia mediterranea which makes it a valuable object for investigations in relation to the blue light-inducible absorbance change.
KeywordsBlue Light Membrane Fraction Salicylhydroxamic Acid Valuable Object Inducible Cytochrome
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