The roles of oxygen and ammonia in the symbiotic relationship between the spotted salamander Ambystoma maculatum and the green alga Oophila amblystomatis during embryonic development

@article{Small2014TheRO,
  title={The roles of oxygen and ammonia in the symbiotic relationship between the spotted salamander Ambystoma maculatum and the green alga Oophila amblystomatis during embryonic development},
  author={Daniel P Small and Richard S. Bennett and Cory D. Bishop},
  journal={Symbiosis},
  year={2014},
  volume={64},
  pages={1-10}
}
Some of the positive benefits of the symbiotic relationship between the yellow spotted salamander Ambystoma maculatum and the green alga Oophila amblystomatis on salamander embryonic development have been well documented. However, the fundamental basis of the relationship, in terms of the exchange of metabolic and photosynthetic products, is under debate, especially as it relates to newly discovered endosymbiotic aspects of the relationship. We developed a novel experimental approach in which… 

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