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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… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Diatoms are photosynthetic secondary endosymbionts found throughout marine and freshwater environments, and are believed to be… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is a unicellular green alga whose lineage diverged from land plants over 1 billion years ago. It is a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Diatoms are unicellular algae with plastids acquired by secondary endosymbiosis. They are responsible for ∼20% of global carbon… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • T. Lane, F. Morel
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 17388446
The oceanic distribution of cadmium follows closely that of major algal nutrients such as phosphate. The reasons for this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Biomineralizing organisms use organic molecules to generate species-specific mineral patterns. Here, we describe the chemical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Diatom cell walls are regarded as a paradigm for controlled production of nanostructured silica, but the mechanisms allowing… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
For more than twenty years, investigations have been conducted at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography on the distribution and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1962
Highly Cited
1962
Bacteria-free clones of the small centric diatom Cyclotella nana Hustedt were isolated, three from estuarine localities, one from… Expand
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