EVIDENCE FOR ASEXUAL RESTING CYSTS IN THE LIFE CYCLE OF THE MARINE PERIDINOID DINOFLAGELLATE, SCRIPPSIELLA HANGOEI 1

@article{Kremp2006EVIDENCEFA,
  title={EVIDENCE FOR ASEXUAL RESTING CYSTS IN THE LIFE CYCLE OF THE MARINE PERIDINOID DINOFLAGELLATE, SCRIPPSIELLA HANGOEI 1},
  author={Anke Kremp and Matthew W. Parrow},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={2006},
  volume={42}
}
Scrippsiella hangoei (Schiller) Larsen is a peridinoid dinoflagellate that grows during winter and spring in the Baltic Sea. In culture this species formed round, smooth cysts when strains were mixed, indicating heterothallic sexuality and hypnozygote production. However, cysts of the same morphology were also formed in clonal strains exposed to slightly elevated temperature. To better understand the role of cysts in the life cycle of S. hangoei, cyst formation and dormancy were examined in… 

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