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Turning defence into offence? Intrusion of cladoceran brood chambers by a green alga leads to reproductive failure / Dania Albini, Mike Fowler, Carole Llewellyn, Kam Tang

Royal Society Open Science, Volume: 7, Issue: 9, Start page: 200249

Swansea University Authors: Dania Albini, Mike Fowler, Carole Llewellyn, Kam Tang

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DOI (Published version): 10.1098/rsos.200249

Abstract

We observed a novel anti-grazer strategy in the green alga Chlorella vulgaris, where the cells entered the brood chambers of two grazers, Daphnia magna and Simocephalus sp, densely colonized the eggs, and significantly reduced the grazers' reproductive success.

Published in: Royal Society Open Science
ISSN: 2054-5703 2054-5703
Published: The Royal Society 2020
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa55072
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Abstract: We observed a novel anti-grazer strategy in the green alga Chlorella vulgaris, where the cells entered the brood chambers of two grazers, Daphnia magna and Simocephalus sp, densely colonized the eggs, and significantly reduced the grazers' reproductive success.
College: College of Science
Funders: UKRI, BBSRC, BB/L013789/1
Issue: 9
Start Page: 200249