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Pseudo-nitzschia References

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Boyer, Charles. Synopsis of North American Diatomaceae. The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1927.

Buck, K.R. et al. 1992. Autecology of the diatom Pseudonitzschia australis, a domoic acid producer, from Monterey Bay, California. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 84: 293-302.

Davidovich, Nickolai A. & Bates, Stephen S. 1999. Sexual Reprouction in the Pennate Diatoms Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries and P. Pseudodelicatissima (Bacillariophyceae). J. Phycol. 34: 126-137.

Hasle, Grethe R. 1994. Pseudo-nitzschia as a Genus Distinct from Nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae). J. Phycol. 30: 1036-1039.

Miller, P.E. & Scholin, C.A. 1996. Identification of Cultured Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) Using Species-Specific LSU rRNA-Targeted Fluorescent Probes. J. Phycol. 32: 646-655.

Murawski, Darlyne A. 1999. Diatoms, Plants with a Touch of Glass. National Geographic. 195(2): 114-121.

Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M., & Mann, D.G. The Diatoms. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1990. [figures based on figures in this text]

Scholin, C.A. et al. 1994. Ribosomal DNA Sequences Discriminate Among Toxic and Non-Toxic Pseudonitzschia Species. Natural Toxins. 2: 152-165.

Vinyard, William C. A Key to the Genera of Marine Planktonic Diatoms of the Pacific Coast of North America. Mad River Press: Eureka, CA, 1975.

Werner, Dietrich. The Biology of Diatoms. University of California Press: Berkeley, 1977.


Judith Connor - professor of Botany 164H

Deborah Robertson - professor of Botany 164H (first introduced me to Pseudo-nitzschia !)

Elizabeth Nelson - TA of Botany 164H

Chris Patton - web page & SEM help

G. Jason Smith - Pseudo-nitzschia australis and Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries samples, counsel

Freya Sommers - aid in collecting diatoms with plankton tows

George Matsumoto and Christopher Scholin - help with Whole Cell Hybridization Method and Sandwich Hybridication Method (figures courtesy of Scholin et al.)

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