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Photochemical Reduction of Elemental Nitrogen by Anabaena flos-aquae A-37

Nature volume 212, pages 302303 (15 October 1966) | Download Citation

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Anabaena cylindrica has been shown to reduce elemental nitrogen photochemically1,2. Anabaena cylindrica is readily cultivated at room temperature, and it was of interest to determine if a blue-green alga with an optimum temperature of 39° C possessed this ability.

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  1. Department of Microbiology, Mississippi State University.

    • EDITH B. DAVIS
    •  & R. G. TISCHER

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