Intracellular chromium localization and cell physiological response in the unicellular alga Micrasterias

@article{Volland2012IntracellularCL,
  title={Intracellular chromium localization and cell physiological response in the unicellular alga Micrasterias},
  author={S. Volland and C. L{\"u}tz and B. Michalke and U. Luetz-Meindl},
  journal={Aquatic Toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands)},
  year={2012},
  volume={109},
  pages={59 - 69}
}
  • S. Volland, C. Lütz, +1 author U. Luetz-Meindl
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Aquatic Toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Highlights ► Chromium VI severely affects cell growth, ultrastructure and photosynthesis. ► Micrasterias deposits Cr in bag like structures as Cr–iron–oxygen compound. ► Increase in Cr content leads to a depletion of intracellular iron levels. ► Cr detoxification possibly involves glutathione. 
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