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Table 2

Effects of 0.47 mol/L berberine on the dark respiration, true photosynthesis and electron transport activities of M. aeruginosa and C. pyrenoidosa

Rate (μmol O2/mg Chl a/h)M. aeruginosa
C. pyrenoidosa
Control0.47 mg/L berberineControl0.47 mg/L berberine
Dark respiration 49.52 ± 4.36 41.93 ± 4.87 21.40 ± 0.34 22.83 ± 1.55 
True photosynthesis 131.20 ± 8.86 107.82 ± 7.80* 357.83 ± 68.06 336.20 ± 43.83 
Whole chain activity 107.93 ± 6.54 78.02 ± 14.55* 185.36 ± 9.50 190.85 ± 26.30 
PSII activity 186.52 ± 7.91 80.94 ± 9.39** 185.36 ± 23.24 189.44 ± 30.17 
PSI activity 43.89 ± 9.81 47.89 ± 10.03 343.24 ± 80.31 312.49 ± 31.95 
Rate (μmol O2/mg Chl a/h)M. aeruginosa
C. pyrenoidosa
Control0.47 mg/L berberineControl0.47 mg/L berberine
Dark respiration 49.52 ± 4.36 41.93 ± 4.87 21.40 ± 0.34 22.83 ± 1.55 
True photosynthesis 131.20 ± 8.86 107.82 ± 7.80* 357.83 ± 68.06 336.20 ± 43.83 
Whole chain activity 107.93 ± 6.54 78.02 ± 14.55* 185.36 ± 9.50 190.85 ± 26.30 
PSII activity 186.52 ± 7.91 80.94 ± 9.39** 185.36 ± 23.24 189.44 ± 30.17 
PSI activity 43.89 ± 9.81 47.89 ± 10.03 343.24 ± 80.31 312.49 ± 31.95 

Data are the mean ± SD (n = 3) and are marked with asterisk(s) when significantly different (*P < 0.05; **P < 0.01) compared to the rate in the control.

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