Arsenolipid biosynthesis by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta is influenced by As/P ratio in culture experiments.

@article{Glabonjat2018ArsenolipidBB,
  title={Arsenolipid biosynthesis by the unicellular alga Dunaliella tertiolecta is influenced by As/P ratio in culture experiments.},
  author={Ronald A. Glabonjat and Josef Ehgartner and Elliott G. Duncan and Georg Raber and Kenneth B Jensen and Frank Krikowa and William A. Maher and Kevin A. Francesconi},
  journal={Metallomics : integrated biometal science},
  year={2018},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          145-153
        }
}
The influence of arsenate and phosphate levels in water on the formation of arsenic-containing lipids (arsenolipids) and water-soluble arsenicals by a unicellular marine alga was investigated by exposing Dunaliella tertiolecta to five regimes of arsenic and phosphate, and determining the biosynthesized organoarsenicals with HPLC/mass spectrometry. Under all conditions, the major arsenolipid produced by D. tertiolecta was the novel phytyl 5-dimethylarsinoyl-2-O-methyl-ribofuranoside… 
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