Whole transcriptome analysis of the silicon response of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana.

Whole transcriptome analysis of the silicon response of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana.

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Authors: Shrestha RP, Tesson B, Norden-Krichmar T, Federowicz S, Hildebrand M, Allen AE
Title: Whole transcriptome analysis of the silicon response of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana.
Citation: BMC genomics. 2012-09-20; 13.: 499.
Abstract:
Silicon plays important biological roles, but the mechanisms of cellular responses to silicon are poorly understood. We report the first analysis of cell cycle arrest and recovery from silicon starvation in the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana using whole genome microarrays.
PMID: 22994549