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Systematic Revision of Symbiodiniaceae Highlights the Antiquity and Diversity of Coral Endosymbionts
The advent of molecular data has transformed the science of organizing and studying life on Earth. Genetics-based evidence provides fundamental insights into the diversity, ecology, and origins ofExpand
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Growth, feeding and ecological roles of the mixotrophic and heterotrophic dinoflagellates in marine planktonic food webs
Planktonic mixotrophic and heterotrophic dinoflagellates are ubiquitous protists and often abundant in marine environments. Recently many phototrophic dinoflagellate species have been revealed to beExpand
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Feeding by red-tide dinoflagellates on the cyanobacterium Synechococcus
We investigated the feeding by 18 red-tide dinoflagellate species on the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. We also calculated grazing coefficients by combining the field data on abundances of theExpand
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Feeding by phototrophic red-tide dinoflagellates: five species newly revealed and six species previ- ously known to be mixotrophic
We report here for the first time that 5 red-tide dinoflagellates (Gymnodinium catenatum, G. impudicum, Lingulodinium polyedrum, Prorocentrum donghaiense, and P. triestinum) which had been previouslyExpand
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New azaspiracids in Amphidomataceae (Dinophyceae).
Azaspiracids (AZAs) are a group of lipophilic polyether toxins implicated in incidents of shellfish poisoning in humans, particularly in northern Europe, which are produced by the small marineExpand
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Ingestion of cryptophyte cells by the marine photosynthetic ciliate Mesodinium rubrum
We investigated the mechanism of capturing and ingesting cryptophyte cells by a labo- ratory strain of the marine photosynthetic ciliate Mesodinium rubrum Lohmann 1908 (= Myrionecta rubra JankowskiExpand
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Increasing N Abundance in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean Due to Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition
Nitrogen deposition from the atmosphere has altered the nitrate:phosphorus ratio in the marginal seas of the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The relative abundance of nitrate (N) over phosphorus (P) hasExpand
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The Ecological Roles of Heterotrophic Dinoflagellates in Marine Planktonic Community 1
Heterotrophic dinoflagellates are ubiquitous and often abundant protists in marine environments. Recently, several novel predator‐prey relationships between heterotrophic dinoflagellates and otherExpand
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The role of domestic tap water in Acanthamoeba contamination in contact lens storage cases in Korea.
A survey was carried out from August to December 2004 in Pusan, Korea to document the presence of free-living amoeba (FLA), including the genus Acanthamoeba, in both contact lens storage cases andExpand
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Feeding by the heterotrophic dinoflagellates Gyrodinium dominans and G. spirale on the red-tide dinoflagellate Prorocentrum minimum
To investigate the roles of Gyrodinium dominans and G. spirale, which have been reported to be abundant heterotrophic dinoflagellates in many coastal waters at different stages of red tides dominatedExpand
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