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Morphological and molecular characterization of populations of Phormidiaceae (Oscillatoriales, Cyanobacteria)

Grant number: 13/00829-5
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2013
Effective date (End): December 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Botany - Plant Taxonomy
Principal researcher:Luis Henrique Zanini Branco
Grantee:Náthali Maria Machado de Lima
Home Institution: Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas (IBILCE). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São José do Rio Preto. São José do Rio Preto , SP, Brazil

Abstract

This study aims to improve the taxonomic knowledge and characterization of Phormidiaceae populations in Brazilian territory. Some material for study is already available in culture and new collections in different habitats (as tree trunks, rocks, stream bottoms, reservoir plankton) are planned for this project. Specimens will be studied according to morphology and molecular (16S RNAr gene and 16S-23S ITS) features. Ecological information will also be incorporate to taxonomic evaluation of species/populations. It is expected the study contribute to the better characterization and understanding of the phormidiaceaen diversity. (AU)

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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)
MACHADO-DE-LIMA, NATHALI MARIA; MARTINS, MARIELLEN DORNELLES; BRANCO, LUIS H. Z. Description of a tropical new species of Wilmottia (Oscillatoriales, Cyanobacteria) and considerations about the monophyly of W-murrayi. PHYTOTAXA, v. 307, n. 1, p. 43-54, MAY 19 2017. Web of Science Citations: 3.

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