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Title: Deposition of calcium (45Ca2+) in the coral, Galaxea fascicularis
Authors: Krishna Veni, P.
Chou, L.M. 
Ip, Y.K. 
Issue Date: 1989
Source: Krishna Veni, P.,Chou, L.M.,Ip, Y.K. (1989). Deposition of calcium (45Ca2+) in the coral, Galaxea fascicularis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology 94 (3) : 509-513. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: 1. 1. Calcium deposition in Galaxea fasricularis was found to be an active process. 2. 2. The poisoning effect of DCMU showed that the process was enhanced by the photosynthetic activity of the endosymbiont it houses. 3. 3. Various poisons and metabolic inhibitors examined reduced calcium incorporation, suggesting the probable involvement of Ca2+ -ATPase and carbonic anhydrase with ATP as the possible energy source. 4. 4. Calcium deposition is enhanced by light, is temperature dependent and is a function of external magnesium concentration. © 1989.
Source Title: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology
ISSN: 03009629
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