Diatoms and lightResearchers at the Cell & Plant Physiology laboratory have identified a key component of the photo-accli​mation mechanisms of a diatom that allows it to acclimate to changes in its environmental conditions, especially fluctuations of the light intensity.


Bailleul B, Rogato A, de Martino A, Coesel S, Cardol P, Bowler C, Falciatore A and Finazzi G
An atypical member of the light-harvesting complex stress-related protein family modulates diatom responses to light.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 2010