Hydrobiological Bulletin

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 145–154 | Cite as

The use of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) as an indicator of biological activity and biomass in ecological studies

  • H. J. Kool


Adenosine Biological Activity Triphosphate Ecological Study Adenosine Triphosphate 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. An., 1972. Biomass determination. A new technique for activated sludge control. Environmental Protection Agency 1972. Water Pollution control res. ser. 17050 EOY 01/72.Google Scholar
  2. An., 1975. Een limnologisch onderzoek van enige kunstmatig gevormde watervoorkomens in Zuid-Holland. Vakgroep Gezondheidstechniek T.H. Delft (unpublished report).Google Scholar
  3. BREZONICK, P., F.X. BROWNE and J. L. FOX, 1975. Application of ATP to plankton biomass and bioassay studies. Water Res., 9: 155.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. DALY, K. F., 1974. The luminescence biometer in the assessment of water quality and waste water analysis. American Laboratory, Dec. 1974.Google Scholar
  5. D'EUSTACHIO, A. J. and D. R. JOHNSON, 1968. Du Pont Laboratory Study.Google Scholar
  6. HAMILTON, R. D. and O. HOLM-HANSSEN, 1967. Adenosine triphosphate content of marine bacteria. Limnol. Oceanogr., 12: 319.Google Scholar
  7. HARRIS, R. C., O. B. WHITE and R. B. MACFARLANE, 1970. Mercury compounds reduce photosynthesis in plankton. Science, 170: 736.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. HOLM-HANSSEN, O., 1970. ATP levels as influenced by environmental conditions. Plant and Cell Physiol., 11: 689.Google Scholar
  9. KARL, D. M. and P. A. LAROCK, 1975. Adenosine triphosphate measurement in soil and marine sediments. J. Fish. Res. Board, Can., 32: 599.Google Scholar
  10. KOOL, H. J., 1975. Quarterly report, National Institute for Water Supply, The Netherlands, Number 3, Oct. 1975. (unpublished report).Google Scholar
  11. KOOL, H. J. and H. NIJHOLT, 1974. Het bepalen van het gehalte aan chlorofyl in phytoplankton en de waarde van het chlorofylgehalte als maat van het voorkomen van phytoplankton. R. I. D.-mededeling 74-9. (unpubl. report).Google Scholar
  12. KOOL, H. J. and H. NIJHOLT and H. J. van KRANEN (in prep.).Google Scholar
  13. LEWIN, R.A., 1970. Physiology and Biochemistry of Algae. Academic Press.Google Scholar
  14. McELROY, W. D., H. H. SELIGER and E. H. WHITE, 1969. Mechanism of bioluminiscence, chemoluminiscence and enzyme function in the oxidation of firefly luciferin. Photochem.Photobiol., 10: 153.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  15. PATTERSON, J. W., BREZONICK, P. L. and H. D. PUTNAM 1970. Measures and significance of adenosine triphosphate in activated sludge. Env.Sci. Technol., 4: 569.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. VLUGT, J. C. v. d., 1975. Jaarverslag 1974 van het limnologisch onderzoek in het spaarbekken De Grote Rug en 5 modelreservoirs. R. I. D.-rapport 75-3 (unpublished report).Google Scholar
  17. VOLLENWEIDER, R. A., M. MUNAWAR and P. STADELMANN, 1974. A comparative review of phytoplankton and primary production in the Laurention great lakes. J. Fish. Res. Board, Can., 31: 739.Google Scholar
  18. WATSON, N.H.F., G.F. CARPENTER and M. MUNAWAR, 1975. Problems in the monitoring of biomass. Water quality parameters A.S.T.M./S.T., p. 573. American Society for Testing and Materials, p. 311.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Netherlands Hydrobiological Society 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. J. Kool
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute for Water SupplyVoorburgThe Netherlands

Personalised recommendations