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Which of the following is Hill's oxidant? DCPIP DCMU Rubisco CMU Give full form of DCPIP, DCMU, CMU.

Which of the following is Hill's oxidant?
  1. DCPIP
  2. DCMU
  3. Rubisco
  4. CMU
Give full form of DCPIP, DCMU, CMU.

Grade:12th pass

1 Answers

Anjali Ahuja
askIITians Faculty 234 Points
7 years ago
Hi Student,
The correct answer is DCPIP. It is an electron acceptor.
Full forms are -
DCPIP –2,6-dichlorophenol-indophenol
DCMU –3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea)
CMU – It is not a chemical. In which context you want to ask?
Please refer to the following link, if you want more information over Hill’s reaction (Light reaction)
http://www.askiitians.com/biology/photosynthesis-in-higher-plants/mechanism-of-Photosynthesis.html

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