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Photosynthetic bacterial consortia

Dr. S. Shapiro toukie at zui.unizh.ch
Wed Feb 9 08:12:26 EST 2000

Dear Colleagues;

      I am seeking references to articles dealing with the
structure of bacterial photosynthetic consortia as deter-
mined using light or electron microscopy.  In addition,
a very long time ago I read an article (by Howard Gest?)
describing a rosette-shaped bacterial consortium in which
the bacterium at the centre of the rosette was photosynthetic,
and it was postulated that the surrounding non-photosynthetic
species derived essential nutrients from the photosynthetic
member of that consortium.  Does anyone have references
to this particular consortium?

      All responders are asked to write to me _directly_ at
toukie at zui.unizh.ch


S. Shapiro
toukie at zui.unizh.ch


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