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Table 4 Aluminium absolute (in fg cell -1 ) and relative (% of total Al present in solution) accumulation by the four species of green algae tested ([Al T ] = 10.4 μM; 281 μg L -1 , [F T ] = 379 μM; 7.2 mg L -1 , pH = 7.0)

From: Uptake and sorption of aluminium and fluoride by four green algal species

   Sorption Uptake Total accumulation
C. reinhardtii fg cell -1 24 ± 5 59 ± 16 83 ± 14
  % 7 ± 1 17 ± 5 25 ± 4
P. subcapitata fg cell -1 27 ± 7 56 ± 32 83 ± 31
  % 15 ± 7 26 ± 7 41 ± 5
C. vulgaris fg cell -1 23 ± 5 11 ± 4* 35 ± 8*
  % 7 ± 2 2 ± 2 9 ± 4
S. obliquus fg cell -1 60 ± 17* 22 ± 4 83 ± 20
  % 13 ± 5 5 ± 1 18 ± 6
  1. *P < 0.05.