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Alternative Nutritional Strategies in Antarctic Protists
Entry ID: NSF-ANT08-38955

Abstract: This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5).

Most organisms meet their carbon and energy needs using photosynthesis (phototrophy) or ingestion/assimilation of organic substances (heterotrophy). However, a nutritional strategy that combines phototrophy and heterotrophy - mixotrophy - is geographically and taxonomically widespread in aquatic ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0838955
Geographic Coverage
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  N: -76.16   S: -76.59   E: 71.6   W: 71.5

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-08-01
Stop Date: 2013-07-31
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-10-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12