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Immunochemical Approaches to the Identification of the Ultraplankton: Assets and Limitations

  • Lisa Campbell
  • Lynda P. Shapiro
  • Elin M. Haugen
  • Lisa Morris
Part of the Coastal and Estuarine Studies book series (COASTAL, volume 35)

Abstract

During the past decade, it has become obvious that most photosynthetic cells are exceedingly small. We now realize that 50– 80% of the primary production in the open ocean takes place in cells capable of passing through a 3 μm polycarbonate filter (Platt et al., 1983; Li et al., 1983; Glover et al., 1986a). This size fraction is termed the ultraplankton.

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Cross Reaction Polycarbonate Filter Brown Tide Emiliania Huxleyi Dunaliella Tertiolecta 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa Campbell
    • 1
  • Lynda P. Shapiro
    • 2
  • Elin M. Haugen
    • 2
  • Lisa Morris
    • 2
  1. 1.Hawaii Institute of GeophysicsUniversity of HawaiiHonoluluUSA
  2. 2.Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean SciencesWest Boothbay HarborUSA

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