Euglena


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Euglena

(yū-glē'nă),
A widespread genus of photosynthesizing free-living fresh water flagellates (family Euglinidae).
[eu- + G. glēnē, eyeball]

Euglena

a genus of large, green flagellates (division Euglenophyta) that is common in both fresh and salt waters. Euglenoids produce a polysaccharide storage molecule called PARAMYLUM and, (unlike other flagellates), do not possess a cell wall, but produce a flexible PELLICLE instead.
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IMMUNUM PRO has a beta glucan structural configuration known as paramylon, derived from Euglena gracilis.
Baba's solution is a test that takes place in a lab-on-a-chip, a small device made up of microchambers and channels for the Euglena, which are single-celled organisms with features of both plants and animals.
A great deal of research has been done on Euglena and other unicellular photosynthetic organisms, so most students can find ample material using standard scientific databases available to most university libraries.
5 centimeters thick -- contains roughly 220 million of the Euglena, they said.
Voucher ex Gomont Cyanobacteria Phormidium tenue (Meneghini) Gamont Cyanobacteria Spirulina nordstedii Gomont Euglenozoa Euglena acus Ehrenberg Euglenozoa E.
Keywords: Cynarasaponins; Euglena gracilis; Ofloxacin; Acridine orange; Antimutagenicity
Unexpectedly, at the lowest nitrogen level, trapping of Euglena depressed plant growth, apparently because it competed with the bladderwort for nitrogen under these conditions -- the prey here acting as a parasite.
After some informal experimentation in the family sauna, where he demonstrated that Euglena would consume particles of nanosilver, Noble began working with Trent University biology professor Neil Emery on a science fair project that would showcase the ability of this algae to do even more.
The Euglena Gracilis algae are easily digesting all of these elements.
Euglenida was the most species-rich order, due to the great contribution of Tracheiomonas (32 taxa), Euglena (14 taxa) and Phacus (12 taxa), respectively.
Pyrenomonadales Chroomonadaceae Chroomonas acuta (Utermothl) Pyrenomonadaceae Rhodomonas minuta (Skuja) EUGLENOPHYTA Euglenophyceae Euglenales Euglenaceae Euglena elastica (Presch) CHLOROPHYTA Chlorophyceae Chlorococcales Chlorellaceae Ankistrodesmus fractus (Brunn) A.