Characterization of a Chlamydomonas reinhardtii mutant strain with improved biomass production under low light and mixotrophic conditions

  title={Characterization of a Chlamydomonas reinhardtii mutant strain with improved biomass production under low light and mixotrophic conditions},
  author={Yan Zhou and Lance Schideman and D. S. Park and Alexandrina D. Stirbet and Govindjee and S. Indu Rupassara and J. D. Krehbiel and Manfredo J. Seufferheld},
  journal={Algal Research-Biomass Biofuels and Bioproducts},
Key Methodarticle i nfo Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Algal biofuels Chlorophyll fluorescence transient Metabolite profiling Knock-out mutant Non-photochemical quenching Mixotrophic condition Biophysical and biochemical characteristics of a spontaneous "mutant" strain (IM) of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii were quantified and compared with its progenitor (KO), a "knock-out" mutant with defects in phototaxis, and to its wild-type (WT); defects were shown to be preserved in the IM mutant. Growth curves showed that…Expand

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