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Biogeosciences, 13, 1667–1676, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-1667-2016
Biogeosciences, 13, 1667–1676, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-1667-2016

Research article 17 Mar 2016

Research article | 17 Mar 2016

Increasing P limitation and viral infection impact lipid remodeling of the picophytoplankter Micromonas pusilla

Douwe S. Maat et al.

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This study shows that the phytoplankter Micromonas pusilla alters its lipid composition when the macronutrient phosphate is in low supply. This reduction in phospholipids is directly dependent on the strength of the limitation. Furthermore we show that, when M. pusilla is infected by viruses, lipid remodeling is lower. The study was carried out to investigate how phytoplankton and its viruses are affected by environmental factors and how this affects food web dynamics.
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