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Blastocladia and aqualinderella: fermentative water molds with high carbon dioxide optima.
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PMID:  17780718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The uniflagellate aquatic phycomycete Blastocladia ramosa appears to be a facultative anaerobe. Blastocladia pringsheimii requires traces of oxygen. Growth of both species is no greater or only slightly greater at normal atmospheric oxygen pressure than under 0.2 percent oxygen pressure, but their growth is enhanced by the addition of 5 or 20 percent carbon dioxide. The cells of both species lack typical cristate mitochondria and contain only traces of cytochrome. Blastocladia resembles the biflagellate Aqualinderella fermentans in adaptation to an environment poor in oxygen and rich in carbon dioxide.
Authors:
A A Held; R Emerson; M S Fuller; F H Gleason
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  165     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1969 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-07     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  706-8     Citation Subset:  -    
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