spirogyra


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spirogyra

(spī′rə-jī′rə)
n.
Any of various filamentous freshwater green algae of the genus Spirogyra, having chloroplasts in spirally twisted bands.
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Our results demonstrated that cyanobacteria strains (Nostoc sp., Leptolyngbya protospira, Nodularia spumigena, and Phormidiochaete sp.) and microalgae (Euglena cantabrica, Caespitella pascheri, Spirogyra sp., and Ankistrodesmus sp.) showed DPPH scavenging capacity when the samples were prepared at a higher concentration than the solutions of the standards BHA and BHT, the most widely used food synthetic preservatives.
have reported the biosynthesis of Au nanoparticles using green alga Spirogyra insignis and red alga Chondrus crispus [96].
Persicaria lapathifolia also ranked the highest in frequency at 79.2% in all species, followed by Alternanthera philoxeroides at 66.7%, reeds at 63.4%, Potamogeton crispus at 58.3%, Spirogyra at 58.3%, and Iris tectorum at 50%.
Results obtained by performing Bligh and Dyer extraction (figure 1) with chloroform and methanol gave less oil percentage i-e (4.930.467 %) for Spirogyra as compared to Oedogonium sp.
CKW1 fit in the characters of genus Spirogyra while PKS33 found to be from Cladophora.
Cytoskeletal alterations in interphase cells of the green alga Spirogyra decimina in response to heavy metals exposure: II.
More recently, we have also shown that polyphenol-rich Spirogyra neglecta alga extract was able to improve renal oxidative stress and maintain renal organic anion transport function mediated by Oat3 in T2DM rats [19].
Biosorption of lead from aqueous solutions by green algae Spirogyra species: kinetics and equilibrium studies.
Biosorption of copper (II) from aqueous solutions by Spirogyra species.
pseudopunctipennis larvae appear more frequently in bodies of water with oxygen that are generally clean, exposed to the sun, and exhibit the presence of Spirogyra algae.
[15] used Spirogyra species for removal of Cu(II) with the maximum adsorption capacity of 133.3 mg [g.sup.-1].