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Evolution: A Fixed-Nitrogen Fix in the Early Ocean?

Lyons, Timothy W. and Reinhard, Christopher T. and Planavsky, Noah J. (2014) Evolution: A Fixed-Nitrogen Fix in the Early Ocean? Current Biology, 24 (7). R276-R278. ISSN 0960-9822. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2014.02.034.

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A new study asserts that a late evolutionary leap in cyanobacterial nitrogen fixation terminated a long history of nitrogen-limited primary production in the ocean — and contributed to a dramatic increase in biospheric oxygen coincident with the rise of animals.

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Issue or Number:7
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Official Citation:Timothy W. Lyons, Christopher T. Reinhard, Noah J. Planavsky, Evolution: A Fixed-Nitrogen Fix in the Early Ocean?, Current Biology, Volume 24, Issue 7, 31 March 2014, Pages R276-R278, ISSN 0960-9822, (
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:08 May 2014 19:22
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