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05 de noviembre de 2021

Pigment and Fatty Acid Heterogeneity in the Sea Slug Elysia crispata Is Not Shaped by Habitat Depth

Xochitl Guadalupe Vital - Felisa Rey - Paulo Cartaxana - Sónia Cruz - Maria Rosário Domingues - Ricardo Calado - Nuno Simões

The goal of our research was to characterize the pigment and fatty acid (FA) composition of the sea slug Elysia crispata and their associated chloroplasts that are kept functional for a long time, and to quantify total lipid, glycolipid, and phospholipid contents,  identifying differences between habitats.