Lichen - organism

Known as: Lichen, Lichens 
Any of a group of plants formed by a symbiotic combination of a fungus with an algae or CYANOBACTERIA, and sometimes both. The fungal component makes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Lichens are generally considered as mutualisms between fungi and green algae or cyanobacteria. These partnerships allow light… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Classification procedures are some of the most widely used statistical methods in ecology. Random forests (RF) is a new and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Extreme desiccation and irradiation increase the formation of reactive oxygen species in organisms. Lichens are highly resistant… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The study was aimed at evaluating the antioxidant activity of aqueous extract of C. islandica. The antioxidant activity, reducing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
About one-fifth of all known extant fungal species form obligate symbiotic associations with green algae, cyanobacteria or with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Lichens are intimate and long-term symbioses of algae and fungi. Such intimate associations are often hypothesized to have… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
and Evernia prunastri are processed in the perfume industry, and some lichens are sensitive reagents for the evaluation of air… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We developed and tested a set of oligonucleotide primers for the specific amplification of 16S rRNA gene segments from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Phylogenetic hypotheses provide a context for examining the evolution of heterotrophic lifestyles. The lichen lifestyle, which is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Lichen-forming fungi, in symbiotic associations with algae, frequently have nuclear small subunit ribosomal DNA (SSU rDNA) longer… (More)
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