Carbon Metabolism in the Anemonia viridis Symbiosis

Harland, Anthony D (1992) Carbon Metabolism in the Anemonia viridis Symbiosis. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This study was undertaken to investigate some aspects of carbon metabolism in the temperate symbiotic sea anemone Anemonia viridis (Forskal). In particular, questions were asked about the nutritional interactions between the algal symbionts and host, and how these affect the lipid stores. Further questions addressed the quantitative importance of the carbon which is fixed in photosynthesis and translocated to the host. Are anemones potentially autotrophic with respect to carbon? Anemonia viridis contained about 11% lipid on a dry weight basis when maintained at light levels of about 10muE m-2 s-1 and a temperature of 10

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Spencer Davies
Keywords: Physiology, Biological oceanography
Date of Award: 1992
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1992-75019
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2019 15:58
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2019 15:58
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/75019

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