Bioluminescence and the Actin Cytoskeleton in the Dinoflagellate Pyrocystis fusiformis: An Examination of Organelle Transport and Mechanotransduction

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McDougall, Carrie A. (2002)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: bioluminiscence | dinoflagellates | sensor-effector | circadian rhythm | F-actin | cytochalasin-D | mechanotransduction | Life Sciences

Bioluminescence (BL), light produced by organisms, is a diverse and widespread marine phenomenon. yet little studied by researchers. Major contributors to sea surface BL displays are dinoflagellates, which produce rapid BL flashes upon fluid motion; mechanical stimulati... View more
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