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Eutrophication and occurrences of harmful algal blooms in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan
The Seto Inland Sea is the largest enclosed coastal sea in Japan and is also a major fishing ground includ- ing aquacultures of fish, bivalves and seaweeds. The incidents of red tides dramaticallyExpand
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Isolation and Characterization of a Novel Single-Stranded RNA Virus Infecting the Bloom-Forming Diatom Rhizosolenia setigera
ABSTRACT A novel single-stranded RNA (ssRNA) virus specifically infecting the bloom-forming diatom Rhizosolenia setigera (R. setigera RNA virus [RsRNAV]) was isolated from Ariake Sea, Japan. ViralExpand
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Life cycle, physiology, ecology and red tide occurrences of the fish-killing raphidophyte Chattonella
Abstract The marine fish-killing raphidophytes of the genus Chattonella currently consist of five species, i.e. C. antiqua , C. marina , C. minima , C. ovata and C. subsalasa . The distribution ofExpand
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Isolation of a virus infecting the novel shellfish- killing dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama
A virus infecting the novel shellfish-killing dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama (H. circularisquama Virus: HcV) was isolated from Japanese coastal waters in August 1999 during a H.Expand
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Complexity and coordination of root growth at low water potentials: recent advances from transcriptomic and proteomic analyses.
Progress in understanding root growth regulation and adaptation under water-stressed conditions is reviewed, with emphasis on recent advances from transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of maize andExpand
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Quantitative and qualitative impacts of viral infection on a Heterosigma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae) bloom in Hiroshima Bay, Japan
Several viruses specifically infecting the harmful bloom-forming raphidophyte Hetero- sigma akashiwo (Hada) Hada have been found recently. It has been reported that infection of a double-stranded DNAExpand
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Isolation of a virus infectious to the harmful bloom causing microalga Heterosigma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae)
A virus infecting the harmful bloon~ causing microalga Heterosjgma akashiwo (Raphidophyceae) was isolated from the coastal water of Nomi Bay, Japan, In July 1996. The isolate caused lysis in 2Expand
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Isolation and characterization of two distinct types of HcRNAV, a single-stranded RNA virus infecting the bivalve-killing microalga Heterocapsa circularisquama
HcRNAV, a novel single-stranded RNA (ssRNA) virus specifically infecting the bivalve- killing dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama, was isolated from the coastal waters of Japan. HcRNAV strainsExpand
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Interactions between the red tide dinoflagellates Heterocapsa circularisquama and Gymnodinium mikimotoi in laboratory culture
Abstract Interactions between Heterocapsa circularisquama and Gymnodinium mikimotoi, causative red tide dinoflagellates, were investigated using bialgal cultures. G. mikimotoi was killed by H.Expand
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Growth Characteristics and Intraspecies Host Specificity of a Large Virus Infecting the Dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama
ABSTRACT The growth characteristics and intraspecies host specificity of Heterocapsa circularisquama virus (HcV), a large icosahedral virus specifically infecting the bivalve-killing dinoflagellateExpand
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