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Table 3 Measurement of photosynthetic activity

From: Molecular and cellular mechanisms of neutral lipid accumulation in diatom following nitrogen deprivation

Group Chlorophyll fluorescence parameters
Fv/Fm Fv/Fo Fo Fm
Control 0.604 ± 0.003 1.520 ± 0.019 323.75 ± 2.50 816.75 ± 7.23
-N 0.550 ± 0.0164** 1.221 ± 0.080** 184.25 ± 4.86** 409.00 ± 5.42**
  1. Note: Chlorophyll fluorescence parameters were monitored 48 h post N deprivation (−N). Date are shown as means × ¯ ±SD; * and ** denote significant difference (p < 0.05) and extremely significant difference (p < 0.01), respectively.