Archives of Microbiology

, Volume 111, Issue 3, pp 245–246 | Cite as

Synchronization of Anacystis nidulans

Oxygen evolution during the cell cycle
  • Károly Csatorday
  • Gábor Horváth


A new technique of short alternating lightdark periods was successfully used to synchronize the blue-green alga Anacystis nidulans. Oxygen evolution during the cell cycle is characterized by a maximum in the middle of the cycle and by a minimum at the time of division, a pattern very similar to that found in synchronized green algae.

Key words

Synchronization Anacystis nidulans Oxygen evolution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Károly Csatorday
    • 1
  • Gábor Horváth
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Plant Physiology, Biological Research CenterHungarian Academy of SciencesSzegedHungary

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