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Toxin release in response to oxidative stress and programmed cell death in the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa.
An unprecedented bloom of the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa Kütz. occurred in the St. Lucie Estuary, FL in the summer of 2005. Samples were analyzed for toxicity by ELISA and by use of theExpand
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Diversity of the Bacterial Communities Associated with the Azooxanthellate Deep Water Octocorals Leptogorgia minimata, Iciligorgia schrammi, and Swiftia exertia
This study examined the microbiota associated with the marine azooxanthellate octocorals Leptogorgia minimata, Swiftia exertia, and Iciligorgia schrammi collected from moderate depths (45 m).Expand
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The diversity of the bacterial communities associated with the azooxanthellate hexacoral Cirrhipathes lutkeni
This study examined the symbiotic microbiota of the hexacoral Cirrhipathes lutkeni using traditional plate culture, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and 16S rDNA characterization. FISHExpand
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Diterpene biosynthesis by the dinoflagellate symbiont of the Caribbean gorgonian Pseudopterogorgia bipinnata
Chemical analysis of the dinoflagellate symbiont of Pseudopterogorgia bipinnata (Verrill) revealed higher concentrations of kallolides and related diterpenes than are present in the intact holobiont.Expand
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Comparison of two total RNA extraction protocols using the marine gorgonian coral Pseudopterogorgia elisabethae and its symbiont Symbiodinium sp.
Marine invertebrates such as soft corals are important sources of secondary metabolites with promising biomedical applications and commercial value. RNA isolation in conjunction withExpand
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Comparison of Fatty Acid Composition of Cell Homogenates and Isolated Chloroplasts in Acetabularia crenulata (Lamouroux)
Abstract Algal preparations from Acetabularia crenulata were analyzed for their fatty acid composition to establish the suitability of this alga as a model to study fatty acid oxidation and oxylipinExpand
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Fatty Acid Composition and Oxylipin Enzymatic Production in the Tropical Coenocytic Marine Chlorophyte Acetabularia crenulata
Author(s): Santiago-Vazquez, Lory Z. | Abstract: Acetabularia crenulata was utilized as a model to study in vitro and in vivo enzymatic oxylipin production.The fatty acid composition of A. crenulataExpand