Physiological and molecular diversity of feather moss associative N 2-fixing cyanobacteria

  title={Physiological and molecular diversity of feather moss associative N 2-fixing cyanobacteria},
  author={Francesco G. Gentili and Marie-Charlotte Nilsson and Olle Zackrisson and Thomas H Deluca and Anita Sellstedt},
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 nonassociative mosses and cyanobacteria was conducted. The influence of temperature on… CONTINUE READING

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