Original paper

Accumulation of heavy metals by Nostoc commune Vauch. ex Bornet et Flahault (Cyanoprokaryota) in terrestrial tundra ecosystems of the Russian Arctic

Patova, Elena; Sivkov, Mikhail

Abstract

Heavy metal accumulation by Nostoc commune was studied in background and impact conditions of the East-European tundra. The analysis of the influence of increased heavy metal concentration on the content of total nitrogen and functional characteristics of N. commune was made.

Keywords

nostoc communesoil algaeheavy metal accumulationtotal nitrogenarctic