Gonyaulax

Gonyaulax

(go″nē-ō′laks″) [Gr. gony, knee + Gr. aulax, furrow]
A genus of dinoflagellates that causes certain shellfish that eat them to become toxic. It is one of the causes of red tides.
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Circadian synthesis of a nuclear-encoded chloroplast glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase in the dinoflagellate Gonyaulax polyedra is translationally controlled.
Sweeney, "A persistent diurnal rhythm of luminescence in Gonyaulax polyedra," The Biological Bulletin, vol.
Gonyaulax polyedra) and Pyrocystis acuta, which were unicellular organisms.
Hastings, "Molecular cloning and genomic organization of a gene for luciferin-binding protein from the dinoflagellate Gonyaulax polyedra," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Thomas WH, Gibson CH (1990) Quantified Small-Scale Turbulence Inhibits a Red-Tide Dinoflagellate Gonyaulax polyhedral Stein.
The organism was identified by Harry Beal Torrey as the Peridinium Gonyaulax. This was the first documented red tide along the west coast of the United States.
The genus Gonyaulax, with notes on its skeletal morphology and a discussion of its generic and specific characters.
Dinoflagellate (67); Gonyaulax (16); Ceratium (7); Prorocentrum (7); Amphidinium (1); Dinophysis (1); Protoperidinium (1)
The purification and characterization of the poison produced by Gonyaulax catenella in axenic culture.
Hardeland, "Photoperiodism and effects of indoleamines in a unicellular alga, Gonyaulax polyedra," Science, vol.
1 1 Goniodoma 1 1 polyedricum (Pouchet) J0rgensen Gonyaulax polyedra 1 1 F.Stein Gonyaulax sp.