THE ECOLOGY OF NOSTOC

@article{Dodds1995THEEO,
  title={THE ECOLOGY OF NOSTOC},
  author={Walter K. Dodds and Dolly A. Gudder and Dieter Mollenhauer},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={1995},
  volume={31}
}
Nostoc is a genus of filamentous cyanobacteria that can form macroscopic or microscopic colonies and is common in both terrestrial and aquatic habitats. Much of the success of Nostoc in terrestrial habitats is related to its ability to remain desiccated for months or years and fully recover metabolic activity within hours to days after re‐hydration with liquid water. Nostoc can also withstand repeated cycles of freezing and thawing and, thus, is an important component of extreme terrestrial… 
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