Coccolithogenesis In Scyphosphaera apsteinii (Prymnesiophyceae).

Coccolithophores are the most significant producers of marine biogenic calcite, although the intracellular calcification process is poorly understood. In the case of Scyphosphaera apsteinii Lohmann 1902, flat ovoid muroliths and bulky, vase-shaped lopadoliths with a range of intermediate morphologies may be produced by a single cell. This polymorphic… CONTINUE READING