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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

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 96 words.

a phylum in the kingdom Eubacteria (See Classification). The cyanobacteria produce oxygen gas, an ability that distinguishes them

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Cyanobacteria

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 99 words.

a phylum in the subkingdom Bacteria. The cyanobacteria produce oxygen gas, an ability that distinguishes them from other photosynthetic bacteria.

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Cyanobacteria

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 47 words.

A phylum of photosynthetic bacteria that include unicellular and colonial species. Some filamentous colonies are differentiated into vegetative photosynthetic cells and thick-walled...

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cyanobacteria

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 211 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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Fermentation in cyanobacteria

Lucas J. Stal and Roy Moezelaar.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

September 1997; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 16552 words.

Abstract

Although cyanobacteria are oxygenic phototrophic organisms, they often thrive in environments that become periodically anoxic. This is particularly...

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Cyanobacteria: The Great Liberators

Donald Eugene Canfield.

in Oxygen

January 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Climate Change. 4728 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of cyanobacteria. The evolution of cyanobacteria brought the biological production of oxygen to Earth for the first time. This led, in turn, to the...

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Oxidative stress in cyanobacteria

Amel Latifi, Marion Ruiz and Cheng-Cai Zhang.

in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

March 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. 14504 words.

Abstract

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are byproducts of aerobic metabolism and potent agents that cause oxidative damage. In oxygenic photosynthetic...

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Ploidy in cyanobacteria

marco griese, christian lange and jörg soppa.

in FEMS Microbiology Letters

October 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. 5090 words.

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a recently developed real-time pcr method for the determination of genome copy numbers was optimized for the application to cyanobacteria. three...

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Cyanobacteria–bryophyte symbioses

David G. Adams and Paula S. Duggan.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

March 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6946 words.

Cyanobacteria are a large group of photosynthetic prokaryotes of enormous environmental importance, being responsible for a large proportion of global CO2 and N2 fixation. They form...

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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

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 184 words.

A phylum consisting of two groups of photosynthetic eubacteria: the blue-green bacteria (formerly known as blue-green algae, or Cyanophyta), which

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Cyanobacteria

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 207 words.

A phylum consisting of two groups of photosynthetic eubacteria: the blue-green bacteria (formerly known as blue-green algae, or Cyanophyta), which

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Cyanobacteria

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 227 words.

A phylum consisting of two groups of photosynthetic bacteria: the blue-green bacteria (formerly known as blue-green algae, or Cyanophyta), which comprise the vast majority of members, and...

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cyanobacteria

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 145 words.

A large and varied group of bacteria which possess chlorophyll a (carried on specialized membranes (thylakoids) within the cells) and

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cyanobacteria

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 203 words.

A large and varied group of *bacteria which possess *chlorophyll a and which carry out *photosynthesis in

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cyanobacteria

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 33 words.

Bacteria, also known as blue green algae, that contain chlorophyll and can photosynthesize. They can form large coloured

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cyanobacteria

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 39 words.

A large and varied group of *bacteria, formerly known as blue green algae, that contain *chlorophyll and

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cyanobacteria

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 39 words.

A large and varied group of *bacteria, formerly known as blue green algae, that contain *chlorophyll and

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cyanobacteria

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 148 words.

A large and varied group of bacteria which possess chlorophyll a (carried on specialized membranes (thylakoids) within the cells) and carry out ...

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cyanobacteria

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 322 words.

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

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