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Diatoms

Diatoms

microscopic unicellular algae. most are aquatic, being found in fresh, brackish, and salt water. Diatoms are noted for the symmetry and sculpturing of their siliceous cell walls.


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Amoeba, Paramecium, Diatom

... not exclusive to man) also if it acts as decomposers, producers, consumers etc. I got some information, but I think I missed out on a lot. I think Diatoms are found in the oceans, and serve as an important source of food for other organisms. I think they are photosynthetic, they give energy and ...

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by Ayeshaa
Thu May 10, 2012 3:14 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Amoeba, Paramecium, Diatom
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Amoeba, Paramecium, Diatom

... not exclusive to man) also if it acts as decomposers, producers, consumers etc. I got some information, but I think I missed out on a lot. I think Diatoms are found in the oceans, and serve as an important source of food for other organisms. I think they are photosynthetic, they give energy and ...

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by Ayeshaa
Tue May 08, 2012 2:31 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Amoeba, Paramecium, Diatom
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Views: 4778

Need help in Micro!

... similarities of the Lichen thallus and the animal cell membrane. 7. Describe algae life cycle and nutrition requirements. 8. Describe and discuss diatoms- be sure to provide the critical importance of diatoms and energy production. 9. Describe dianoflagellates ant the aquatic and human diseases ...

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by whitecaddy26
Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need help in Micro!
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Views: 4110

Help with questions on mitosis/meiosis/reproduction

... but I can only find long explanations that are way too confusing to understand. Could you please help me out? 1. How does cell division in diatoms and dinoflagellates help us to understand how the process of mitosis evolved in eukaryotes? 2. Prokaryotic cell division is a much simpler process ...

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by drivingmecrazy
Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:53 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Help with questions on mitosis/meiosis/reproduction
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Views: 1863

Diatoms and their modern uses

Wikipedia diatoms and diatomaceous earth could be a good start.

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by canalon
Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:00 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Diatoms and their modern uses
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