Diatoms

Known as: Diatomea, bacillariophytes, Bacillariophytas 
The common name for the phylum of microscopic unicellular STRAMENOPILES. Most are aquatic, being found in fresh, brackish, and salt water. Diatoms… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Diatoms and other chromalveolates are among the dominant phytoplankters in the world's oceans. Endosymbiosis was essential to the… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Marine diatoms rose to prominence about 100 million years ago and today generate most of the organic matter that serves as food… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Diatoms are photosynthetic secondary endosymbionts found throughout marine and freshwater environments, and are believed to be… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This first comprehensive checklist of the diatoms from fresh and weakly brackish water in The Netherlands comprises 948 taxa… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Diatoms are unicellular algae with plastids acquired by secondary endosymbiosis. They are responsible for approximately 20% of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Diatoms are a key taxon of eukaryotic phytoplankton and a major contributor to global carbon fixation. They are ubiquitous in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The productive regions of the ocean are characterized by seasonal blooms of phytoplankton which are generally dominated by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
There is compelling evidence that phytoplankton growth is limited by iron availability in the subarctic Pacific, and equatorial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have developed a simple, rapid, and reliable protocol for the small-scale purification of DNA and RNA from, e.g., human serum… (More)
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