Isolating Endosymbiotic Algae from Hydra viridis

  • L. Muscatine


To isolate endosymbiotic algae from host tissue in order to examine the characteristics and properties of those algae free of host tissue and to use the isolated algae in reinfection studies.


Host Tissue Animal Tissue Mass Culture Photosynthetic Product Tracer Technique 
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  1. Muscatine, L. 1965. Symbiosis of hydra and algae. III. Extracellular products cf the algae. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 16: 77–92.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Muscatine
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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