Amphidinium

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Amphidinium
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Alveolata
Phylum: Dinoflagellate
Class: Dinophyceae
Order: Gymnodiniales
Family: Gymnodiniaceae
Genus: Amphidinium

Amphidinium is a genus of dinoflagellates. The type for the genus is Amphidinium operculatum Claparède & Lachmann. The genus includes the species Amphidinium carterae which is used as a model organism.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nash, E.; Barbrook, A.; Edwards-Stuart, R.; Bernhardt, K.; Howe, C.; Nisbet, R. (2007). "Organization of the mitochondrial genome in the dinoflagellate Amphidinium carterae". Molecular Biology and Evolution 24 (7): 1528–1536. doi:10.1093/molbev/msm074. PMID 17440175. 

Further Reading[edit]

Pagliaraa, Patrizia; Caroppo, Carmela (November 2012). "Toxicity assessment of Amphidinium carterae, Coolia cfr. monotis and Ostreopsis cfr. ovata (Dinophyta) isolated from the northern Ionian Sea (Mediterranean Sea)". Toxicon 60 (6): 1214-1214. doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2012.08.005. PMID 17723418. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 

Murray, Shauna A.; Garby, Tamsyn; Hoppenrath, Mona; Neilan, Brett A. (4 June 2012). "Genetic Diversity, Morphological Uniformity and Polyketide Production in Dinoflagellates (Amphidinium, Dinoflagellata)". PLoS ONE 7 (6). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038253. Retrieved 11 February 2015.