Microalgal cell cycles

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .

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Includes index.

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StatementDilwyn J. Griffiths
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LC ClassificationsQK568.M52 G75 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24438362M
ISBN 109781608767878
LC Control Number2010025524

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He is the author of two books previously published by Nova Science Publishers: Microalgal Cell Cycles (), Microalgae and Man (). Dilwyn and his wife Elen, who is also a graduate of the University of Wales, have two daughters and.

Cell synchrony in microalgal cultures --The cell cycle in chlamydomonas and dunaliella --The cell cycle in chlorella and nannochloris --The cell cycle in scenedesmus --The cell cycle in diatoms --The cell cycle in euglena --The cell cycle in dinoflagellates --The cell cycle in unicellular cyanobacteria --Conclusion.

Series Title. The item Microalgal cell cycles, Dilwyn J. Griffiths, (electronic book) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in University of Liverpool.

There are approximately genera and living species of chlorophyceans. They come in a wide variety of shapes and forms, including free-swimming unicellular species, colonies, non-flagellate unicells, filaments, and more. They also reproduce in a variety of ways, though all have a haploid life-cycle, in which only the zygote cell is diploid.

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the term strain will be used to define a genetically homogenous clone propagated from an individual microalgal cell. In essence. (a) Classical type cell cycle after Howard and Pelc (), (b) Scenedesmus-type cell cycle after Šetlík and Zachleder (), and (c) Chlamydomonas-type cell cycle after Zachleder and.

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Microalgae are single-cell microscopic organisms which are naturally found in fresh water and marine environment. There are more thanspecies of micro algae, diversity of which is much greater than plants. Microalgae are generally more efficient converters of solar energy comparing to. The classical cell cycle describes the basic organization of the cycle in cells dividing by binary fission (Howard and Pelc ); it is illustrated as a sequence of four phases: G1, S, G2 and M (Fig.

1a).This cell cycle organization, where the mother cell divides into two daughter cells, is common to most algae, particularly the filamentous ones (Fig. However, due to the complexity of L/D cycle (depending on the cell trajectory of microalgae cells, hydrodynamics and light field in culture media), both of these two methods cannot provide more information on the L/D cycles of each cells (Moberg et al.,Nedbal et al., ).

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The Microalgal Cell 7 Figure Diatom diversity. (a) Thalassiosira decipiens, showing three cells connected by a chitinous strand.

Scale bar = 10 μm (from Hendy, ). (b) Thalassiosira hyalinashowing a filament of cells, each cell with numerous chloroplasts. Scale bar = 20 μm (from Hendy, ). (c) Chaetoceros pseudocrinitumshowing. The microalgal cells were maintained in Chu medium No.

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The maximum cell density and maximum growth rate of the mutant mixture isolated after each cycle were improved with an increasing number of screening cycles (Fig. 3b and Supplementary Fig. S4c), indicating that mutants isolated by phototaxis-assisted screening indeed possess higher photosynthetic productivity compared to the parent strain (CC).

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It is divided into seven parts that cover history, media preparation, isolation and purification techniques, mass culturing techniques, cell counting and growth measurement techniques, and reviews on topics and applications of algal culture.CELL CYCLE SYNCHRONIZATION IN MICROALGAL CULTURES GROWN USING LIGHT:DARK CYCLE • Photosynthetic energy input has a temporal component • Divide 1x-2x/day at specific times • Alternation of enlargement with division processes, rather than continuous increase in cell number.Lenneke de Winter, Iago Teles Dominguez Cabanelas, Dirk E.

Martens, René H. Wijffels, Maria J. Barbosa, The influence of day/night cycles on biomass yield and composition of Neochloris oleoabundans, Biotechnology for Biofuels, /s, 10, 1, ().

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