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Effects of phosphorus starvation versus limitation on the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus MED4 I: uptake physiology
Environmental Microbiology (2013)
  • Kristen Krumhardt, University of Southern Maine
  • Kate Callnan, University of Southern Maine
  • Kathyrn Roache-Johnson, University of Southern Maine
  • Tammy Swett, University of Southern Maine
  • Daniela Robinson, University of Southern Maine
  • Emily Nahas Reistetter
  • Jaclyn K. Saunders
  • Gabrielle Rocap, University of Southern Maine
  • Lisa R. Moore, University of Southern Maine
Abstract
Recent measurements of natural populations of the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus indicate this numerically dominant phototroph assimilates phosphorus (P) at significant rates in P-limited oceanic regions. To better understand uptake capabilities of Prochlorococcus under different P stress conditions, uptake kinetic experiments were performed on Prochlorococcus MED4 grown in P-limited chemostats and batch cultures.
Keywords
  • phosphorus starvation,
  • Prochlorococcus,
  • uptake physiology
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Publication Date
July, 2013
Publisher Statement
DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12079 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1462-2920
Citation Information
Kristen Krumhardt, Kate Callnan, Kathyrn Roache-Johnson, Tammy Swett, et al.. "Effects of phosphorus starvation versus limitation on the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus MED4 I: uptake physiology" Environmental Microbiology Vol. 15 Iss. 7 (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lisa_moore/4/