An Enlightening Toxin

Pieter Edelman, Funny By Nature

This article discusses the squid light organ, squid-bacteria (Vibrio) symbiosis, and the requirement of a bacterial toxin for light organ development. Part of the Funny by Nature website, it also features this scientific discovery in the form of a cartoon. This web page also features links to related websites.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Ocean Environments: Deep Waters, Surface Waters