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Nuclear DNA Content Estimates in Green Algal Lineages: Chlorophyta and Streptophyta

Unearthing the Molecular Phylodiversity of Desert Soil Green Algae (Chlorophyta)

Ultrastructural changes in Chlamydomonas acidophila (Chlorophyta) induced by heavy metals and polyphosphate metabolism

Growth and survival of Escherichia coli and enterococci populations in the macro-alga Cladophora (Chlorophyta)

Influence of Helicosporidium spp. (Chlorophyta: Trebouxiophyceae) Infection on the Development and Survival of Three Noctuid Species

Vertical segregation of two cell-cycle phases of the calcifying freshwater phytoflagellate Phacotus lenticularis (Chlorophyta)

Gene Arrangement Convergence, Diverse Intron Content, and Genetic Code Modifications in Mitochondrial Genomes of Sphaeropleales (Chlorophyta)

Nitrate and Phosphate Regimes Induced Lipidomic and Biochemical Changes in the Intertidal Macroalga Ulva lactuca (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta)

Growth responses of the calcite-loricated freshwater phytoflagellate Phacotus lenticularis (Chlorophyta) to the CaCO3 saturation state and meteorological changes

Ecophysiology, secondary pigments and ultrastructure of Chlainomonas sp. (Chlorophyta) from the European Alps compared with Chlamydomonas nivalis forming red snow

Clues about the Genetic Basis of Adaptation Emerge from Comparing the Proteomes of Two Ostreococcus Ecotypes (Chlorophyta, Prasinophyceae)

Large Diversity of Nonstandard Genes and Dynamic Evolution of Chloroplast Genomes in Siphonous Green Algae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta)


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(green algae)

A division of algae which are typically green in colour. They contain chlorophylls a and b and the storage product (starch) is formed in chloroplasts rather than in the cytoplasm. The organisms take many forms, ranging from unicellular to relatively complex multicellular plants. They are found mainly in freshwater habitats, and their distribution is cosmopolitan. They are known from the Precambrian to the present, and the earliest eukaryotes were probably of this class. The classification of the green algae is controversial. The division Chlorophyta is sometimes regarded as containing only 2 classes (Chlorophyceae and Charophyceae), but more recently it has been divided into 5 classes.

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