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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 760681, 11 pages
Molecular Identification and Ultrastructural and Phylogenetic Studies of Cyanobacteria from Association with the White Sea Hydroid Dynamena pumila (L., 1758)
1Lomonosov Moscow State University, Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Leninskie Gory 1-40, Moscow 119992, Russia
2Institute of Molecular Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 123182, Russia
3Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology, Leninskie Gory 1-12, Moscow 119991, Russia
4N.I.Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Science, Gubkin Street 3, Moscow 119333, Russia
5N.K.Kol’tsov Institute of Developmental Biology, Russian Academy of Science, Vavilova Street 26, Moscow 119334, Russia
Received 28 February 2013; Accepted 22 April 2013
Academic Editor: Vassily Lyubetsky
Copyright © 2013 O. A. Koksharova et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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