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Table 1 Analysis of extracts from fresh and lyophilized diatom cells

From: Cell–cell and cell–surface interactions in an illuminated biofilm: Implications for marine sediment stabilization†

  Amphora a Navicula a
Analysis Fresh Lyophilized Fresh Lyophilized
Carbohydrate 3.6 68.8 1.6 82.7
Protein 24.0 135.0 1.4 168.3
  1. aQuantities are given in (μg mg-1 dry wt. of cells.