Meny

Javascript verkar inte påslaget? - Vissa delar av Lunds universitets webbplats fungerar inte optimalt utan javascript, kontrollera din webbläsares inställningar.
Du är här

Dinoflagellater – hopplock från livets smörgåsbord

Författare:
Publiceringsår: 2005
Språk: Svenska
Sidor: 7-16
Publikation/Tidskrift/Serie: Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift
Volym: 99
Nummer: 1
Dokumenttyp: Artikel
Förlag: Svenska Botaniska Föreningen

Sammanfattning

The dinoflagellates constitute a group within the protistan supergroup Alveolata, and can be referred neither to the plant nor the animal kingdom. They swim about using two flagella and orient using various stimuli. About half of the species are capable of oxygenic photosynthesis, but most of them complement this with capture of prey. Some live entirely by capturing small organisms, others are parasites. Some species are able to emit light. The group has a long evolutionary history, and almost as many extinct species as extant ones have been described. Remarkable is the way the photosynthetically potent dinoflagellates have acquired their chloroplasts by endosymbiosis with photosynthetic organisms from many different groups. In some cases repeated endosymbiotic events have taken place.

Disputation

Nyckelord

  • Biology and Life Sciences

Övriga

Published
  • Photobiology
  • ISSN: 0039-646X

Box 117, 221 00 LUND
Telefon 046-222 00 00 (växel)
Telefax 046-222 47 20
lu [at] lu [dot] se

Fakturaadress: Box 188, 221 00 LUND
Organisationsnummer: 202100-3211
Om webbplatsen