Saturday, November 22, 2008

Single Celled Organism the size of a grape, Gromia sphaerica

Wow. This is amazing. I've never heard of this organism before and it's fascinating.

Single-Celled Giant Upends Early Evolution

A large testate protist, Gromia sphaerica sp. nov. (Order Filosea), from the bathyal Arabian Sea

The Second Species of Gromia (Protista) from the Deep Sea: its Natural History and Association with the Pakistan Margin Oxygen Minimum Zone

FREE research paper :)
High diversity of deep-sea Gromia from the Arabian Sea revealed by small subunit rDNA sequence analysis

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