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cyanobacterium

(sī′ə-nō-băk-tîr′ē-əm, sī-ăn′ō-)
n. pl. cyanobac·teria (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of various photosynthetic bacteria of the phylum Cyanobacteria that are generally blue-green in color and are widespread in marine and freshwater environments, with some species capable of nitrogen fixation. Also called blue-green alga, blue-green bacterium.
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Tuli, Differential Expression of Photosynthesis and Nitrogen Fixation Genes in the Cyanobacterium Plectonema boryanum.
Nitrogen and Phosphorus removal through laboratory batch cultures of microalga Chlorella Vulgaris and cyanobacterium Planktothrix isothrix grown as monoalgal and as co-cultures.
Shermana, "The uptake hydrogenase in the unicellular diazotrophic cyanobacterium Cyanothece sp.
Effects of microcystin-free and microcystincontaining strains of the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa on growth of the grazer Daphnia magna.
Adams, Cloning and sequence of ftsZ and flanking regions from the cyanobacterium Anabaena PCC 7120.
Arthur K, Limpus C, Balazs G, Capper A, Udy J, Shaw G, Keuper-Bennett U, Bennett P (2008) The exposure of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) to tumour promoting compounds produced by the cyanobacterium Lyngbya majuscula and their potential role in the aetiology of fibropapillomatosis.
Occurrence of the hepatotoxic cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena in the Baltic Sea and structure of the toxin.
Metabolomic analyses have revealed that, in addition to 2-OG, other organic acids in the TCA cycle, including succinate, malate, and fumarate, are increased by nitrogen depletion in the unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp.
Carpentier, "A photoelectrochemical cell for detecting pollutant-induced effects on the activity of immobilized cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp.
The cyanobacterium is believed to be native to Hawaii and is usually inconspicuous, said Jennifer Smith, a Scripps assistant professor in the Scripps Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation and a paper coauthor.
In stromatolites collected in a crater lake in Mexico and cultured in the laboratory, the scientists discovered a new species of cyanobacterium, called Candidatus Gloeomargarita lithophora.
Nitrogen and phosphorus utilization in the cyanobacterium in the cyanobacterium microcystis aeruginosa isolated from Languna de bay, philiphines.