Title

Marine biology: coral animals combat stress with sulphur

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Jones, GB 2013, 'Marine biology: coral animals combat stress with sulphur', Nature, vol. 502, pp. 634-635.

Published version available from:

http://doi.org/10.1038/nature12698

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

Photosynthetic algal symbionts of corals produce sulphur substances that are involved in the regulation of ocean temperatures. In a twist to the tale, it emerges that coral animals produce the same compounds.