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Flow cytometry as a tool to assess the impact of mixotrophic Algae in planktonic food webs

Grant number: 16/50494-8
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: September 01, 2017 - August 31, 2019
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Ecology
Cooperation agreement: CONICET
Mobility Program: SPRINT - Projetos de pesquisa - Mobilidade
Principal Investigator:Hugo Miguel Preto de Morais Sarmento
Grantee:Hugo Miguel Preto de Morais Sarmento
Principal investigator abroad: Fernando Unrein
Institution abroad: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Argentina
Home Institution: Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde (CCBS). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:14/14139-3 - Microbial processes and biodiversity in aquatic ecosystems, AP.JP

Abstract

Mixotrophic algae have phagocytic capability to ingest bacteria and are a critica I component in microbial food webs. The aim of this project is to develop techniques for quantifying mixotrophic organisms and estimating bacterivory rates in situ using flow cytometry. (AU)

Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
WANDERLEY, BRUNO M. S.; ARAUJO, DANIEL S. A.; QUIROGA, V, MARIA; AMADO, ANDRE M.; NETO, ADRIAO D. D.; SARMENTO, HUGO; METZ, SEBASTIAN D.; UNREIN, FERNANDO. flowDiv: a new pipeline for analyzing flow cytometric diversity. BMC Bioinformatics, v. 20, MAY 28 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
COSTA, MARIANA R. A.; MENEZES, ROSEMBERG F.; SARMENTO, HUGO; ATTAYDE, JOSE L.; STERNBERG, LEONEL DA S. L.; BECKER, VANESSA. Extreme drought favors potential mixotrophic organisms in tropical semi-arid reservoirs. Hydrobiologia, v. 831, n. 1, SI, p. 43-54, MAR 2019. Web of Science Citations: 2.
SEGOVIA, BIANCA TREVIZAN; MEIRA, BIANCA RAMOS; LANSAC-TOHA, FERNANDO MIRANDA; AMADEO, FELIPE EMILIANO; UNREIN, FERNANDO; MACHADO VELHO, LUIZ FELIPE; SARMENTO, HUGO. Growth and cytometric diversity of bacterial assemblages under different top-down control regimes by using a size-fractionation approach. Journal of Plankton Research, v. 40, n. 2, p. 129-141, MAR-APR 2018. Web of Science Citations: 2.

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