Objective 3: Nostoc  metatranscriptomics

Our objective is to characterize differences in gene expression of Nostoc within Peltigera thalli compared to surrounding environmental Nostoc (i.e., outside thalli), and among nearby Peltigera species with different levels of specificity (Fig. 7).


Figure 7. A schematic representation of processes that might be differentially regulated between free-living and symbiotic Nostoc.