The Utilization of Solar Energy for Hydrogen Production by Cell Free System of Photosynthetic Organisms

  • A. Mitsui


The production of hydrogen by a cell free system of photosynthetic organisms is discussed. This represents a potential source of energy that does not exploit traditional energy resources but utilizes available solar radiation. Screening of tropical and subtropical marine photosynthetic bacteria and algae which exhibit a high activity for the photoproduction of hydrogen is also proposed.


Electron Flow Methyl Viologen Photosynthetic Organism Cell Free System Cyclic Electron Flow 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Mitsui
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  1. 1.School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA

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