Impact of Sulfur Starvation in Autotrophic and Heterotrophic Cultures of the Extremophilic Microalga Galdieria phlegrea (Cyanidiophyceae).

@article{Carfagna2016ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of Sulfur Starvation in Autotrophic and Heterotrophic Cultures of the Extremophilic Microalga Galdieria phlegrea (Cyanidiophyceae).},
  author={Simona Carfagna and Claudia Bottone and Pia Rosa Cataletto and Milena Petriccione and Gabriele Pinto and Giovanna Salbitani and Vincenza Vona and Antonino Pollio and Claudia Ciniglia},
  journal={Plant \& cell physiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={57 9},
  pages={
          1890-8
        }
}
In plants and algae, sulfate assimilation and cysteine synthesis are regulated by sulfur (S) accessibility from the environment. This study reports the effects of S deprivation in autotrophic and heterotrophic cultures of Galdieria phlegrea (Cyanidiophyceae), a unicellular red alga isolated in the Solfatara crater located in Campi Flegrei (Naples, Italy), where H2S is the prevalent form of gaseous S in the fumarolic fluids and S is widespread in the soils near the fumaroles. This is the first… 

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