Physiological and molecular diversity of feather moss associative N2-fixing cyanobacteria.

@article{Gentili2005PhysiologicalAM,
  title={Physiological and molecular diversity of feather moss associative N2-fixing cyanobacteria.},
  author={Francesco G. Gentili and Marie-Charlotte Nilsson and Olle Zackrisson and Thomas H Deluca and Anita Sellstedt},
  journal={Journal of experimental botany},
  year={2005},
  volume={56 422},
  pages={3121-7}
}
Cyanobacteria colonizing the feather moss Pleurozium schreberi were isolated from moss samples collected in northern Sweden and subjected to physiological and molecular characterization. Morphological studies of isolated and moss-associated cyanobacteria were carried out by light microscopy. Molecular tools were used for cyanobacteria identification, and a reconstitution experiment of the association between non-associative mosses and cyanobacteria was conducted. The influence of temperature on… CONTINUE READING

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Two different cyanobacteria were effectively isolated from P. schreberi : Nostoc sp . and Calothrix sp .
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