Open Marien Archief | Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee

Platform voor marien onderzoek

Open Marien Archief

Het Open Marien Archief van België (OMA) biedt vrije toegang tot de digitale publicaties over de Vlaamse kust en het Belgisch deel van de Noordzee, en alle andere mariene, estuariene en kustgebonden publicaties van Belgische auteurs en wetenschappers en van buitenlandse wetenschappers geaffilieerd aan een Belgische instelling.

Meer info

Nieuwe zoekopdracht
[ meld een fout in dit record ]mandje (1): toevoegen | toon Print deze pagina

one publication added to basket [221501]
In search of new tractable diatoms for experimental biology
Chepurnov, V.A.; Mann, D.G.; von Dassow, P.; Vanormelingen, P.; Gillard, J.; Inzé, D.; Sabbe, K.; Vyverman, W. (2008). In search of new tractable diatoms for experimental biology. BioEssays 30(7): 692-702.
In: BioEssays. John Wiley & Sons: Cambridge. ISSN 0265-9247; e-ISSN 1521-1878, meer
Peer reviewed article  

Beschikbaar in  Auteurs 

Auteurs  Top 
  • Chepurnov, V.A., meer
  • Mann, D.G., meer
  • von Dassow, P.
  • Vanormelingen, P., meer

    Diatoms are a species-rich group of photosynthetic eukaryotes, with enormous ecological significance and great potential for biotechnology. During the last decade, diatoms have begun to be studied intensively using modern molecular techniques and the genomes of four diatoms have been wholly or partially sequenced. Although new insights into the biology and evolution of diatoms are accumulating rapidly due to the availability of reverse genetic tools, the full potential of these molecular biological approaches can only be fully realized if experimental control of sexual crosses becomes firmly established and widely accessible to experimental biologists. Here we discuss the issue of choosing new models for diatom research, by taking into account the broader context of diatom mating systems and the place of sex in relation to the intricate cycle of cell size reduction and restitution that is characteristic of most diatoms. We illustrate the results of our efforts to select and develop experimental systems in diatoms, using species with typical life cycle attributes, which could be used as future model organisms to complement existing ones

Alle informatie in het Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) valt onder het VLIZ Privacy beleid Top | Auteurs