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Pleurocapsales

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. 22 words.

An outdated phycological order of ‘blue-green algae’ which are now included in the *cyanobacteria, section II.

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phycobilisome

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. 27 words.

An *organelle, occurring on the *laminae of *red algae and *cyanobacteria, that contains the red pigment phycoerythrin and/or the blue pigment phycocyanin....

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Scytonema

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. 63 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria (section IV), in which the filaments do not taper, and show frequent false branching owing to a loop of ...

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akinete

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. 24 words.

A thick-walled resting cell formed by certain *cyanobacteria. Akinetes can survive unfavourable environmental conditions and can germinate to produce new vegetative growth....

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Aphanizomenon

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. 41 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria. The filaments aggregate into raft-like bundles and float at the surface of lakes, ponds, etc. Freshwater blooms of some strains of ...

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Anacystis

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. 23 words.

A genus of *cyanobacteria; freshwater forms consist of free-floating masses of spherical cells, while terrestrial forms may be single-celled or colonial....

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gas vacuole

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. 31 words.

A small, gas-filled *vesicle, numbers of which are found in certain aquatic bacteria and *cyanobacteria. Their function appears to be that of giving buoyancy to the cells....

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Phormidium

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. 64 words.

A genus of filamentous, sheathed *cyanobacteria (section III) in which the sheaths tend to coalesce. They are capable of gliding motility (...

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Anabaena

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. 81 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria (section IV) in which the filaments when viewed under the microscope resemble strings of beads. Thick-walled, clear ...

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Trichodesmium

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. 90 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria which are closely related to *Oscillatoria and perhaps should be included in that genus. The filaments occur in masses embedded in a flocculent...

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Microcystis

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. 84 words.

A phycological genus of ‘blue-green algae’ (*cyanobacteria) in which the small cells are densely packed in mucilage to form irregularly shaped, often perforated colonies. They are...

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Calothrix

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. 41 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria (section IV) in which the tapered filaments are attached to a substrate at their bases only, typically occurring in felt-like tufts. They are found...

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Oscillatoria

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. 89 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria (section III), in which the filaments are composed of disc-shaped cells and may reach lengths of more than 1 cm. They are capable of gliding motility....

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Nostoc

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. 108 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria (section IV), in which the filaments have a distinctly beaded appearance under the microscope. The filaments typically aggregate to form gelatinous...

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trichome

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. 35 words.

1. An outgrowth from an epidermal cell (e.g. a root hair).

2. In certain *bacteria and *cyanobacteria, a chain of vegetative cells; a cyanobacterial...

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Gloeocapsa

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. 41 words.

A genus of unicellular *cyanobacteria (section I). The cells lie in small clusters embedded in mucilage. They are found in masses on wet rocks (e.g. on rocky coasts). (The genus includes...

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Spirulina

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. 57 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria (section III) in which the filaments are characteristically spiral in shape. They are capable of gliding motility. They are found in freshwater and...

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Lyngbya

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. 90 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria in which each filament is surrounded by a sheath. The filaments are capable of gliding motility. They may be free-floating or mat-forming. They are...

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Spatio-Temporal Gene Induction Systems in the Heterocyst-Forming Multicellular Cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120

Akiyoshi Higo, Atsuko Isu, Yuki Fukaya and Toru Hisabori.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5226 words.

Abstract

In the last decade, much progress has been made in the photosynthetic production of valuable products using unicellular cyanobacteria. However,...

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CyanoP is Involved in the Early Steps of Photosystem II Assembly in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Jana Knoppová, Jianfeng Yu, Peter Konik, Peter J. Nixon and Josef Komenda.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

September 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 7790 words.

Although the PSII complex is highly conserved in cyanobacteria and chloroplasts, the PsbU and PsbV subunits stabilizing the oxygen-evolving Mn4CaO5 cluster in cyanobacteria are absent in...

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