5. Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Primary Producers as a Driving Force for Ecosystem Responses to Large-Scale Environmental Changes

  1. Doris Abele3,
  2. José Pablo Vázquez-Medina4,5,6 and
  3. Tania Zenteno-Savín4,5
  1. Pauline Snoeijs1,
  2. Peter Sylvander1 and
  3. Norbert Häubner2

Published Online: 30 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345988.ch5

Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems

Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems

How to Cite

Snoeijs, P., Sylvander, P. and Häubner, N. (2011) Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Primary Producers as a Driving Force for Ecosystem Responses to Large-Scale Environmental Changes, in Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems (eds D. Abele, J. P. Vázquez-Medina and T. Zenteno-Savín), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345988.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Department of Functional Ecology, Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany

  2. 4

    Northwestern Center for Biological Research (CIBNOR). Mar Bermejo 195, USA

  3. 5

    Playa Palo Santa Rita, La Paz, Baja California Sur, 23090, Mexico

  4. 6

    School of Natural Sciences, University of California Merced, Merced, CA 95343, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Svante Arrhenius väg 21A, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 2

    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Uppsala University, Villavägen 14, SE-752 36 Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 7 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335484

Online ISBN: 9781444345988

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Keywords:

  • oxidative stress in aquatic primary producers;
  • oxidative stress and ecosystems;
  • ecological effects of nutritional stress;
  • production mechanisms and antioxidant transfer;
  • antioxidants, vitamins in food webs;
  • oxidants and antioxidant defenses;
  • photorespiration metabolic pathway;
  • temperature stress;
  • eutrophication effect;
  • food-web disruption and deficiency syndromes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Oxidative Stress and Ecosystems

  • Environmental Stress Generates Oxidative Stress

  • Oxidative Stress and Trophic Interactions

  • Protection against Oxidative Stress in Photoautotrophs

  • Environmental Stress and Oxidative Stress in Primary Producers

  • Nutritional Stress and Oxidative Stress in Primary Producers

  • Implications for Food-Web Interactions

  • References