blue-green algae

  1. predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll; occur singly or in colonies in diverse habitats; important as phytoplankton
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  • They have discovered cellulose biosynthesis in nine species of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae.
  • The pattern of blue-green algae and the numinous wings of the Great Nebula in Orion and the runic scrawl of human chromosomes are stories. Lindsay Edmunds: Russell Hoban: A Great American Writer
  • Wading in the lake shallows, they stir up organic matter with their bills, including mollusks and crustaceans and the bird's favorite meal, spirulina, a type of nontoxic blue-green algae.
  • In fact, African flamingos get their pink color from eating a diet super-rich in the pinkish blue-green algae, spirulina.
  • One of the best is quercetin, which is found in yellow and red onions, squash, shallots, courgettes and broccoli and blue-green algae.
  • The tiny neurotoxic molecule BMAA (β-N-methylamino-L-alanine) is produced by blue-green algae (also called cyanobacteria) found worldwide. I'm a blogging fool!
  • A type of blue-green algae that also used to be a popular health boost at juice bars, spirulina is now sold as a supplement as well.
  • Because higher levels of blue-green algae correlate with higher levels of off-flavors, Zimba and the other researchers say that older ponds may be used for holding sac fry and fingerlings.
  • Better help may be on the horizon for many catfish farmers in the form of a natural-based algicide that kills blue-green algae but is much safer for other pond life.
  • We have blue-green algae outbreaks, we have dryland salinity, we have erosion and soil acidification.
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