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cyanobacteria

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

Bacteria, also known as blue green algae, that contain chlorophyll and can photosynthesize. They can form large coloured mats on the surface of lakes and rivers. One species causes a red...

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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...

Is Monoglucosyldiacylglycerol a Precursor to Monogalactosyldiacylglycerol in All Cyanobacteria?

Naoki Sato.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5130 words.

Monogalactosyldiacylglycerol (MGDG) is ubiquitous in the photosynthetic membranes of cyanobacteria and chloroplasts. It is synthesized by galactosylation of diacylglycerol (DAG) in the...

Involvement of Potassium Transport Systems in the Response of Synechocystis PCC 6803 Cyanobacteria to External pH Change, High-Intensity Light Stress and Heavy Metal Stress

Vanessa Checchetto, Anna Segalla, Yuki Sato, Elisabetta Bergantino, Ildiko Szabo and Nobuyuki Uozumi.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 9847 words.

The unicellular photosynthetic cyanobacterium, able to survive in varying environments, is the only prokaryote that directly converts solar energy and CO2 into organic material and is thus...

Myxophyta

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. 10 words.

An old *taxon formerly including the *cyanobacteria.

cyanophyte

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. 8 words.

A cyanobacterium (blue-green alga). See also cyanobacteria.

picocyanobacteria

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. 12 words.

*Cyanobacteria that are less than 2 μm in diameter.

Chamaesiphon

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. 18 words.

A genus of unicellular *cyanobacteria (section I) in which the ovoid cells reproduce by repeated budding.

heterocyst

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. 18 words.

A specialized cell found in certain types of *cyanobacteria; heterocysts are sites of *nitrogen fixation.

Chroococcales

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. 18 words.

An outdated phycological order of ‘blue-green algae’ which corresponds roughly with section I of the *cyanobacteria.

LPP group

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. 56 words.

A group of closely related, filamentous *cyanobacteria (section III), including the poorly defined genera *Lyngbya, *Phormidium, and ...

hormogonium

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 short length of a filament or *trichome in certain filamentous *cyanobacteria that becomes detached and functions as a ...

carboxysome

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. 21 words.

One of the small, polyhedral bodies in the cells of *cyanobacteria that are involved in the *Calvin cycle....

baeocyte

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 type of reproductive cell (previously called an endospore), many of which are formed within a cell in *cyanobacteria...

Stigonematales

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. 17 words.

An outdated phycological order of ‘blue-green algae’ which 7corresponds with section V of the *cyanobacteria.

cephalodium

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. 48 words.

A specialized region in a lichen *thallus in which occur *cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) that are capable of carrying out ...

Synechocystis

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. 21 words.

A genus of *cyanobacteria (section I) which tentatively includes the former phycological genera Aphanocapsa, Eucapsis, Merismopedia, and *Microcystis...

Monera

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. 68 words.

In some taxonomic schemes, one of the 5 kingdoms of life, comprising the *prokaryotic Cyanophyta (*cyanobacteria) and ‘Schizomycophyta’ (other ...

Chamaesiphonales

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. 28 words.

An outdated phycological order of ‘blue-green algae’ which corresponds roughly with section II of the *cyanobacteria (except for *...

sheath

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. 28 words.

1. Of leaves, the base of a blade or stalk that encloses the stem.

2. (of *cyanobacteria) See...

Plectonema

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. 55 words.

A genus of filamentous *cyanobacteria (section III) which can carry out *nitrogen fixation. They are often difficult to distinguish from ...