MULTIPLE ROUTES OF SEXUALITY IN ALEXANDRIUM TAYLORI (DINOPHYCEAE) IN CULTURE 1

@article{Figueroa2006MULTIPLERO,
  title={MULTIPLE ROUTES OF SEXUALITY IN ALEXANDRIUM TAYLORI (DINOPHYCEAE) IN CULTURE 1},
  author={Rosa I. Figueroa and Isabel Bravo and Esther Garc{\'e}s},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={2006},
  volume={42}
}
Alexandrium taylori Balech is a cyst‐forming dinoflagellate species responsible for recurrent blooms in Mediterranean coastal waters. The nuclear development of the cells during the sexual cycle and the effect of different external nitrate and phosphate levels were studied. Nuclear fusion of gametes occurred 6–12 h after the complete cytoplasmic fusion. The U‐shaped nuclei fused through the end of one nucleus and the mid‐area of the other. The mobile and biflagellated zygote had a large, U… 

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