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cyanobacteria

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 325 words.

A large and varied group of bacteria which possess chlorophyll a and which carry out photosynthesis in the presence of light and air with concomitant production of oxygen. They were...

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cyanobacteria

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 336 words.

A large and varied group of *bacteria which possess *chlorophyll a and which carry out *photosynthesis in the presence of light and air with concomitant production of oxygen. They were...

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cyanobacteria

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 136 words.

A large and varied group of bacteria which possess chlorophyll and carry out photosynthesis in the presence of light and

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cyanobacteria

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 136 words.

A large and varied group of *bacteria which possess chlorophyll and carry out photosynthesis in the presence of light

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cyanobacteria

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 46 words.

a very heterogeneous group of prokaryotic photosynthetic organisms all of which contain chlorophyll a, carotenoids, and phycobiliproteins arranged in

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cyanobacteria

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 84 words.

Preferred name for the photosynthetic bacteria formerly known as the blue-green algae. Adjectival form: cyanobacterial.

Formerly classified as algae,

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cyanobacteria

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 72 words.

One of the major bacteria phyla, distinguished by the presence of the green pigment chlorophyll and the blue pigment phycocyanin.

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Regulation of nitrate assimilation in cyanobacteria

Yoshitake Ohashi, Wei Shi, Nobuyuki Takatani, Makiko Aichi, Shin-ichi Maeda, Satoru Watanabe, Hirofumi Yoshikawa and Tatsuo Omata.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9098 words.

Nitrate assimilation by cyanobacteria is inhibited by the presence of ammonium in the growth medium. Both nitrate uptake and transcription of the nitrate assimilatory genes are regulated....

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Mesophilic cyanobacteria producing thermophilic restriction endonucleases

Stanisław Piechula, Krzysztof Waleron, Wojciech Światek, Iwona Biedrzycka and Anna J. Podhajska.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

May 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 3236 words.

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When searching for the site-specific endonucleases in several strains of Phormidium we made the following observations. Among the 16 strains that...

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An Expanded Genomic Representation of the Phylum Cyanobacteria

Rochelle M. Soo, Connor T. Skennerton, Yuji Sekiguchi, Michael Imelfort, Samuel J. Paech, Paul G. Dennis, Jason A. Steen, Donovan H. Parks, Gene W. Tyson and Philip Hugenholtz.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

P ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 8752 words.

Molecular surveys of aphotic habitats have indicated the presence of major uncultured lineages phylogenetically classified as members of the Cyanobacteria. One of these lineages has...

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N2 Fixation by non-heterocystous cyanobacteria

B. Bergman, J.R. Gallon, A.N. Rai and L.J. Stal.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

February 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 25504 words.

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Many, though not all, non-heterocystous cyanobacteria can fix N2. However, very few strains can fix N2 aerobically. Nevertheless, these organisms...

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Genetic diversity of cyanobacteria in four eutrophic lakes

Todd R. Miller and Katherine D. McMahon.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

November 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. 6577 words.

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Recent studies indicate genetic diversity of cyanobacteria in eutrophic lakes is not represented well by culture collections or morphology. Yet, few...

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Exocellular polysaccharides from cyanobacteria and their possible applications

Roberto De Philippis and Massimo Vincenzini.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

September 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 11133 words.

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Cyanobacteria are photoautotrophic prokaryotes which include a large variety of species of widespread occurrence and with diverse morphological,...

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Evolution of Saxitoxin Synthesis in Cyanobacteria and Dinoflagellates

Jeremiah D. Hackett, Jennifer H. Wisecaver, Michael L. Brosnahan, David M. Kulis, Donald M. Anderson, Debashish Bhattacharya, F. Gerald Plumley and Deana L. Erdner.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

January 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 5055 words.

Dinoflagellates produce a variety of toxic secondary metabolites that have a significant impact on marine ecosystems and fisheries. Saxitoxin (STX), the cause of paralytic shellfish...

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Cyanobacteria, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, and the BMAA Hypothesis

Tracie A. Caller, Elijah W. Stommel, Patricia L. Henegan and Sandra Anne Banack.

in Motor Neuron Disease in Adults

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 5474 words.

Beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) is a neurotoxin and may represent an environmental toxin in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) based on the high incidence of ALS and other...

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Metagenomic analysis of a freshwater toxic cyanobacteria bloom

Phillip B. Pope and Bharat K. C. Patel.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

April 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. 7633 words.

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High molecular weight (HMW) DNA prepared from a toxic freshwater cyanobacterial bloom sample was used to construct a PCR-generated 75-clone, 16S...

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The evolution of nitrogen fixation in cyanobacteria

Natasha Latysheva, Vivien L. Junker, William J. Palmer, Geoffrey A. Codd and Daniel Barker.

in Bioinformatics

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 3073 words.

Motivation: Fixed nitrogen is an essential requirement for the biosynthesis of cellular nitrogenous compounds. Some cyanobacteria can fix nitrogen, contributing significantly...

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Zooplankton grazing on bacteria and cyanobacteria in a eutrophic lake

Kirsten A. Work and Karl E. Havens.

in Journal of Plankton Research

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2691 words.

During in situ experiments in a cyanobacteria- and copepod-dominated eutrophic subtropical lake, all taxa of protozoa and metazoan zooplankton grazed fluorescently labelled bacteria and all...

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Climate change and regulation of hepatotoxin production in Cyanobacteria

Michelle M. Gehringer and Nicola Wannicke.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. 13398 words.

Changes in climatic conditions influence toxin production by nitrogen-fixing and non-nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria.

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Genes controlling circadian rhythm are widely distributed in cyanobacteria

Jennifer Lorne, Jan Scheffer, Amy Lee, Morgan Painter and Vivian P.W Miao.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

August 2000; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 2081 words.

The kaiABC gene cluster is important for maintaining circadian rhythms in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus PCC 7942. An extensive PCR-based survey of phylogenetically diverse cyanobacteria...

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