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Phytoplankton

"Phytoplankton" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Free-floating minute organisms that are photosynthetic. The term is non-taxonomic and refers to a lifestyle (energy utilization and motility), rather than a particular type of organism. Most, but not all, are unicellular algae. Important groups include DIATOMS; DINOFLAGELLATES; CYANOBACTERIA; CHLOROPHYTA; HAPTOPHYTA; CRYPTOMONADS; and silicoflagellates.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Phytoplankton" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Phytoplankton" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2011
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