Genome editing in diatoms: achievements and goals

@article{Kroth2018GenomeEI,
  title={Genome editing in diatoms: achievements and goals},
  author={Peter G. Kroth and Atle Magnar Bones and Fayza Daboussi and Maria Immacolata Ferrante and Marianne Jaubert and Mikhail Kolot and Marianne Nymark and Carolina R{\'i}o B{\'a}rtulos and Andr{\'e}s Ritter and Monia Teresa Russo and Manuel Serif and Per Winge and Angela Falciatore},
  journal={Plant Cell Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={37},
  pages={1401-1408}
}
Diatoms are major components of phytoplankton and play a key role in the ecology of aquatic ecosystems. These algae are of great scientific importance for a wide variety of research areas, ranging from marine ecology and oceanography to biotechnology. During the last 20 years, the availability of genomic information on selected diatom species and a substantial progress in genetic manipulation, strongly contributed to establishing diatoms as molecular model organisms for marine biology research… 

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