- The action of light on a biological system that results in the dissociation of a substrate, usually water, to produce hydrogen.
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biophotolysis — noun The photolysis of a biochemical compound; but especially the production of hydrogen by the action of light on algae or any other organism … Wiktionary
photofermentation — noun fermentation that only proceeds in the presence of light; especially a process of producing hydrogen. Unlike biophotolysis in which hydrogen is produced from water, photofermentation produces hydrogen from organic substrates … Wiktionary