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Fluoroacetate Inhibition of Amino Acids during Photosynthesis of Chlamydomonas reinhardti

Science  10 Jan 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3602, pp. 145-146
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3602.145

Abstract

Fluoroacetate inhibited respiration in Chlamydomonas reinhardti and greatly decreased the photosynthetic incorporation of C14O2 into glutamate and aspartate. This suggests that the Krebs cycle is important in the light-mediated synthesis of glutamate and aspartate in this alga.

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