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Dinoflagellate studies.

Dinoflagellate studies.

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Published by Stanford University, School of Earth Sciences in Stanford, Cal .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam R. Evitt.
SeriesStanford University publications -- vol.10, no.3
ContributionsEvitt, William R.
The Physical Object
Pagination82p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14374914M

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying in the groove around the body and the other is extending from the center. It also has an armor-like shell or pellicle, a dinokaryon, and dinoflagellate of them are photosynthetic. By extension, such understanding may also shed light upon environmental conditions that promote the collapse of this mutualism. Genomic data undergird studies of all symbiotic processes. Here we review recent genomic data derived from the scleractinian coral, Acropora digitifera, and the endosymbiotic dinoflagellate, Symbiodinium minutum.

Dinoflagellates: Bioluminescent creatures of the Sea. Generally the life of a dinoflagellate is spent free-living in surface waters or symbiotically within an invertebrate marine organism. In the case of where reproduction of particular dinoflagellates at its highest, a condition referred to as –Red Tide,” describing the color the water. Dinocysts or dinoflagellate cysts are typically 15 to µm in diameter and produced by around 15–20% of living dinoflagellates as a dormant, zygotic stage of their lifecycle, which can accumulate in the sediments as microfossils. Organic-walled dinocysts are often resistant and made out of are also calcareous dinoflagellate cysts and siliceous dinoflagellate cysts.

  Putative dinoflagellate-specific proteins. Amino acid sequence alignments of putative dinoflagellate-specific proteins. A) putative plastid protein that was highly represented in the A. tamarense cDNA library (cluster size = 22).A. tamarense sequences 1, 2, and 3 correspond to clones GC1-aba-e, GC1-abh-e14, and GC1-abd-o, respectively, and are aligned with highly similar Cited by:   Scientists have used new genetic sequencing data to understand how an ancient organism that lived alongside the dinosaurs has evolved over millions of .


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Dinoflagellate Studies Parts Paperback – January 1, by William R. et all Evitt (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" — Author: William R. et all Evitt. The book begins with a general introduction and a taxonomic description of the dinoflagellates both to acquaint those unfamiliar with this group of organisms and to set the tone for the rest of the volume.

It then addresses the following topics: cell biology (cell cortex, nuclear structure, cell cycle and mitosis, sexual reproduction, cysts and 5/5(1).

Dinoflagellate studies. Stanford, Calif.: School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William R Evitt; Susan E Davidson; Robin F A Clarke; Jean-Pierre Verdier; David Wall.

The book begins with a general introduction and a taxonomic Dinoflagellate studies. book of the dinoflagellates both to acquaint those unfamiliar with this group. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume ) Keywords Harmful Algal Bloom Domoic Acid Heterotrophic Dinoflagellate Bloom Species Photosynthetic DinoflagellateCited by: Books devoted to the study of dinoflagellates are Spector (), Taylor (, though many examples and topics relate to marine taxa), Evitt (, emphasis on cysts but excellent diagrams and explanations of thecal morphology), and Carty (, emphasis on identification and biogeography).

The knowledge about morphology-based taxonomy and classification as well as molecular phylogenetic hypotheses and character evolution of dinokaryotic dinoflagellates was summarized. Recommendations for future taxonomic work and character evaluations were given.

A classification scheme based on nameless ranked systematics for dinoflagellate levels above genus was by:   3. Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) PSP is a worldwide marine toxin disease with both neurologic and gastrointestinal symptoms, which is caused by the consumption of shellfish contaminated by toxic dinoflagellates [].The first PSP event was reported in near San Francisco, USA, and was caused by a dinoflagellate, A.

catenella, which resulted in people being ill and six deaths [].Cited by: Dinoflagellate, (division Dinoflagellata), any of numerous one-celled aquatic organisms bearing two dissimilar flagella and having characteristics of both plants and animals. Most are marine, though some live in freshwater habitats.

The group is an important component of phytoplankton in all but the colder seas and is an important link in the food chain. The book begins with a general introduction and a taxonomic description of the dinoflagellates both to acquaint those unfamiliar with this group of organisms and to set the tone for Book Edition: 1.

Oxyrrhis marina (Dinophyceae), a widespread heterotrophic dinoflagellate, is a model species used for a broad range of ecological, biogeographic, and evolutionary studies. Despite the increasing research effort on this species, there lacks a synthesis of the existing data and a coherent picture of this organism.

Microorganisms, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, Dinoflagellates are important players in the marine ecosystem, as they are involved in coral symbiosis, can cause the formation of harmful algal blooms and contribute an important fraction of the ocean’s primary production.

In most parasitic dinoflagellates the infective stage resembles a typical motile dinoflagellate cell. Theca structure and formation. The formation of thecal plates has been studied in detail through ultrastructural studies.

Habitats. Dinoflagellates can occur in all aquatic environments: marine, brackish, and fresh water, including in snow or ice.

In fact, in their studies the slag increased the growth of the diatom Skeletonema costatum considerably. The growth of the dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense, however, was reduced by the slag's addition and the researchers attributed this effect to the increased pH that came along with the slag.

The study on modern dinoflagellate cysts as well as planktonic cells has been strongly recommended for understan ding the mechanism implicated in the recurrence and geographic expansion of the. Recent research on dinoflagellate transcriptomes has revealed that lbp mRNAs dominate the transcript pool of two Alexandrium species [41,42,48].

Likewise, LBP has been found to be very abundant (1%) in the L. polyedrum proteome. Transcriptome studies of A. catenella [42,48] and L.

polyedrum suggest that LBP is produced at a higher rate than by: The study on modern dinoflagellate cysts as well as planktonic cells has been strongly recommended for understanding the mechanism implicated in therecurrence and geographic expansion of the.

Studies on the dinoflagellate genome: Creator: McEwan, Michelle Louise: Date Issued: Description: Dinoflagellates are unusual eukaryotes in many ways, but one of the most interesting features of this cell - its enormous genome - is not well studied because its. The formation of thecal plates has been studied in detail through ultrastructural studies.

The dinoflagellate nucleus: dinokaryon 'Core dinoflagellates' (dinokaryotes) have a peculiar form of nucleus, called a dinokaryon, in which the chromosomes are attached to the nuclear membrane. These carry reduced number of histones.(unranked): SAR.

Studies on dinoflagellate bioluminescence have shed light on fundamental processes like cellular mechanotransduction, circadian rhythms and evolution of gene structure.

The molecular components of the reaction have been used as reporters in biomedical applications and whole cells have been used to visualize fluid flow.This book, Marine Benthic Dinoflagellates, does an impressive job of filling in the knowledge gap: it provides identification help for more than benthic dinoflagellates species with the aid of color images.

In addition, there are scanning electron micrographs and more than drawings to assist the student of dinoflagellate taxonomy.Learn dinoflagellates with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of dinoflagellates flashcards on Quizlet.