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Research Article

Expulsion of Symbiotic Algae during Feeding by the Green Hydra – a Mechanism for Regulating Symbiont Density?

  • Yelena Fishman,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell and Animal Biology, Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Eliahu Zlotkin,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell and Animal Biology, Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Daniel Sher mail

    dsher@mit.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Cell and Animal Biology, Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

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  • Published: July 02, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002603

About the Authors

Yelena Fishman, Eliahu Zlotkin, Daniel Sher
Department of Cell and Animal Biology, Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Corresponding Author

Email: dsher@mit.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DS EZ YF. Performed the experiments: DS YF. Analyzed the data: DS EZ YF. Wrote the paper: DS EZ.