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Two new papers citing CCAP strains

 

Both papers focus on chytrid CCAP 4086/1 Zygorhizidium affluens which infects the diatom CCAP 1005/23 Asterionella formosa and are co-authored by CCAP senior curator Ceci Rad Menendez.
1. Rad Menendez C, Gerphagnon M, Garvetto A, Arce P, Badis Y, Sime-Ngando T & Gachon CMM (2018) Rediscovering Zygorhizidium affluens Canter: Molecular taxonomy, infectious cycle, and cryopreservation of a chytrid infecting the bloom-forming diatom Asterionella formosa. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 84(23): e01826-18. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01826-18.
2. Gerphagnon M, Agha R, Martin-Creuzburg D, Bec A, Perriere F, Rad Menendez C, Gachon CMM & Wolinska J (2018) Comparison of sterol and fatty acid profiles of chytrids and their hosts reveals trophic upgrading of nutritionally inadequate phytoplankton by fungal parasites. Environmental Microbiology DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.14489.

 

 

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