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Growth and biochemical composition of Chlorella vulgaris in different growth media.
The need for clean and low-cost algae production demands for investigations on algal physiological response under different growth conditions. In this research, we investigated the growth, biomassExpand
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Effects of cadmium and nitrogen on lipid composition of Chlorella vulgaris (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta)
Investigations were carried out to evaluate lipid class and fatty acid composition of Chlorella vulgaris in relation to several combinations of cadmium (2 × 10−8; 10−7 M Cd) and nitrogen (2.9 × 10−6Expand
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Plankton diversity and limnological characterization in two shallow tropical urban reservoirs of Pernambuco State, Brazil.
Plankton diversity, physical and chemical variables and chlorophyll a were analyzed in two shallow urban reservoirs with different trophic degrees on Pernambuco State, northeastern Brazil. HighExpand
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Lipid composition of Chlorella vulgaris (Trebouxiophyceae) as a function of different cadmium and phosphate concentrations.
Fatty acids are the fundamental structural components of membrane lipids, and the degree of saturation of the long hydrocarbon chains in microalgae contributes to regulation of growth, biomassExpand
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Growing Scenedesmus quadricauda in used culture media: is it viable?
Large-scale cultures of freshwater microalgae species demand high volumes of water used for culture media preparation. The recycling of culture media may help decrease cultivation costs, use valuableExpand
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Life history, biomass and production of two planktonic cyclopoid copepods in a shallow subtropical reservoir
Two planktonic cyclopoid copepods (Tropocyclops prasinus and Mesocyclops longisetus) were raised in the laboratory to obtain life history information (duration of embryonic and post-embryonicExpand
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Low filtering rates of Daphnia magna in a hypertrophic lake: laboratory and in situ experiments using synthetic microspheres
Zooplankton grazing was measured in Albufera of València (Spain), a shallow turbid hypertrophic lagoon dominated by filamentous bluegreens, during the period of Daphnia magna growth, to evaluate theExpand
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The effects of humic substances on copper toxicity to Ceriodaphnia silvestrii Daday (Crustacea, Cladocera)
A major question in the field of ecotoxicology is how DOM affects copper accumulation and toxicity in planktonic organisms; copper acute toxicity and bioaccumulation in Ceriodaphnia silvestrii wereExpand
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The effects of Anabaena spiroides (Cyanophyceae) exopolysaccharide on copper toxicity to Simocephalus serrulatus (Cladocera‚ Daphnidae)
Summary 1. This work investigated the consumption of a microalgal (Anabaena spiroides) exopolysaccharide by the cladoceran Simocephalus serrulatus (Cladocera, Daphnidae) and its effect on copperExpand
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Responses of Raphidocelis subcapitata exposed to Cd and Pb: Mechanisms of toxicity assessed by multiple endpoints.
Microalgae have been widely used in ecotoxicological studies in order to evaluate the impacts of heavy metals in aquatic ecosystems. However, there are few studies that analyze the effects of metalsExpand
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