gcote at radford.edu
Mon Jun 11 14:07:19 EST 2001
Beverly Brown asked:
>Does anyone know a chemical for halting the function of chloroplasts,
>while leaving mitochondria functioning?
The herbicide DCMU perhaps? I've used it to inhibit electron transport in
isolated chloroplasts. However, just because it's an herbicide and not a
pesticide, I wouldn't swear it's harmless to mitochondria.
Dr. Gary Coté
Department of Biology
Radford, VA 24142-6931
email: gcote at radford.edu
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