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Research unlocks secrets of iron storage in algae


December 10, 2018

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New research shows that phytoplankton iron storage strategies may determine which species thrive in changing oceans and impact marine food webs, according to a recent paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The research examined two primary methods of iron storage and found that one makes species more resilient against shortages of the rare and essential element. Full Story

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Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

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