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Table 1 Suppression of ketone reduction in Synechococcus by inhibition of photosynthetic electron transport

From: Reduction of exogenous ketones depends upon NADPH generated photosynthetically in cells of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus PCC 7942

DCMU (μM) Photosynthetic activity (relative) Yield of ketone reduction (%)
0 1.0 43
0.1 0.42 44
1 0.16 36
10 0.038 15
  1. TFA: 2 mg, Cell suspension of Synechococcus: 20 mL, 13.4 μmol photons m-2·s-1, 25°C, 12 h
  2. DCMU was added at the beginning of the incubation period.