POLY 404-Effect of turbulence on biosilica structure and morphology

Chris Schottmiller, Ryan Beltz, Yadagiri Poojari, Stephen J. Clarson, Miriam Steinitz Kannan, Ramamurthi Kannan, Siddharth V. Patwardhan

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The frustules of diatoms may be manipulated by external stimuli. In this presentation we will report the effects of turbulence on the structure and morphology of biosilica in both the laboratory and in nature.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalAbstracts of papers - American Chemical Society
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2009
Event238th ACS National Meeting - Washington, United States
Duration: 16 Aug 200920 Aug 2009


  • morphology
  • biosilica
  • diatoms

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