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Re: H2O2 in the planted tank, etc
Karla (the Biochemistry PhD in the family) read the barley straw/H2O2 stuff and
mentiond to me:
"This is really interesting about hydrogen peroxide production - sounds like
my research. I bet it really isn't the peroxide - it is superoxide which
does the job. Algae would not have the mechanisms to fight the free radical
damage the way us higher organisms and plants do."
I tried to coerce her to write more on this to no avail. If anyone has further
interest, maybe I can convince her to elaborate.
George Booth in Ft. Collins, Colorado (booth at frii_com)