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Morphological and genetic diversity of symbiotic cyanobacteria from cycads
The morphological and genetic diversity of cyanobacteria associated with cycads was examined using PCR amplification techniques and 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. Eighteen symbiotic cyanobacteriaExpand
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Ammonia-excreting mutant strain of the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis supports growth of wheat
SummaryGrowth of wheat in a nitrogen-free hydroponic co-culture with a mutant strain of the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilitis (strain SA-1) was enhanced over plants grown with the parent strainExpand
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Effect of Ozone on Aspergillus niger Causing Black Rot Disease in Onion
The effect of ozone on Aspergillus niger causing black rot disease in onion was studied in culture. Ozone induced the spore germination in all treatments and few spores showed rapid swelling,Expand
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Screening of biofouling activity in marine bacterial isolate from ship hull
Biofouling is the undesirable accumulation of microorganisms, plants, algae and animals on submerged structures especially ship hulls. Biofouling also occurs on the surface of living marineExpand
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Dependence of H+ exchange and oxygen evolution on K+ in the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain UTEX 2380
Light-induced net H+ efflux, photosynthetic oxygen evolution, and medium alkalization during the steady state of photosynthesis were specifically stimulated by K+ from pH 6 through 8.5 in the marineExpand
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Properties of adenosine deaminase from Candida albicans
Adenosine deaminase (ADA; adenosine aminohydrolase, E.C. 3.5.4.4), a purine catabolic enzyme, was studied in Candida albicans, an opportunistic yeast that causes diseases ranging from superficialExpand
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Purification and properties of glutamine synthetase from Nocardia asteroides
Glutamine synthetase (GS, EC 6.3.1.2) from Nocardia asteroides was purified to homogeneity by ammonium sulfate precipitation, Sephadex G-150, and DEAE-Sepharose chromatography. The native molecularExpand
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Mutagenic Effectiveness and Efficiency of Gamma Rays in Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.)
Mutagenic effectiveness and efficiency of gamma rays were studied in the genotypes of sesame TTVS 51 and TTVS 19. The dosage of gamma rays for mutagenic treatments was fixed based on the LD values 50Expand
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Influence of Physicochemical Factors on Growth and Pigment Synthesis by Pyrenochaeta terrestris
Pyrenochaeta terrestris produces pigments when grown on natural or synthetic media. These pigments are freely soluble in organic solvents but insoluble in water. The structure of pigments afterExpand
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