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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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Review
2012
Review
2012
SUMMARY Diatoms and bacteria have cooccurred in common habitats for hundreds of millions of years, thus fostering specific… Expand
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… Expand
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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… Expand
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
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
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
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
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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1962
Highly Cited
1962
Bacteria-free clones of the small centric diatom Cyclotella nana Hustedt were isolated, three from estuarine localities, one from… Expand