BacterioFiles
BacterioFiles
Jul 9, 2018
BacterioFiles 346 - Prokaryote Prey Plug Picoalgae
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This episode: Very small ocean algae consume bacterial prey of a similar size to themselves by engulfing them only partially!

Download Episode (8.9 MB, 9.7 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Bradyrhizobium japonicum Journal Paper: Kamennaya NA, Kennaway G, Fuchs BM, Zubkov MV. 2018. “Pomacytosis”—Semi-extracellular phagocytosis of cyanobacteria by the smallest marine algae. PLOS Biol 16:e2003502.

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