Chlorella


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Chlorella

a microscopic green alga of high protein content, used commercially as an additive in foodstuffs and confectionary.

chlorella (kl·reˑ·l),

n green one-celled algae taken as a food supplement. A rich source of vitamins, proteins, chlorophyll, and nucleic acids.

Chlorella

a green alga, thought to be the origin of the achloric alga Prototheca spp., a sometime animal pathogen. See prototheca.
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Although the findings and those of others have suggested that there may be a health benefit from Chlorella in the diet for patients with cancer and other diseases, there remains a clear need for more research specifically directed at diseases, particularly those of a chronic, protracted nature.
Cultivation factors and population size control the uptake of nitrogen by the microalgae Chlorella vulgaris when interacting with the microalgae growthpromoting bacterium Azospirillum brasilense.
Arthrospira and Chlorella are the microalgal species utilized in skin care products [31].
Model Miranda Kerr swears by chlorella: "To keep my skin in check I always eat lots of greens and take chlorella supplements, and drink lots of water," she shares.
This paper aimed to assess growth, nutrient uptake, and chemical composition of two marine microalgae, the trebouxiophycean Chlorella sp.
Microwave assisted extraction with chloroform-methanol resulted in highest lipid yield (30%) with Chlorella sp.
La Chlorella vulgaris es un alga unicelular de forma esferica y pigmentacion verdosa que se encuentra en diferentes regiones del planeta (Amin & Salman, 2006).
Biotoxicity of nickel oxide nanoparticles and bio-remediation by microalgae Chlorella vulgaris.
The oil content of the three algal species is in order Chlorella sp greater than Oedogonium sp.