Identification and characteristics of a cyanobacterium isolated from a hot spring with dissolved inorganic carbon.


A photosynthetic species, isolated from an alkaline hot spring in eastern Taiwan, was applied to enhance the dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) uptake capability under high alkaline and temperature conditions and was identified. The strain was found to be close to Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1 and Synechococcus elongatus based on phylogenetic analysis of… (More)


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