AP Bio Prelab 8 Spirogyra

AP Bio Prelab 8 Spirogyra - Each cell contains a helical...

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Spirogyra Spirogyra is a member of the Algae. These are simple plants ranging from single-celled organisms (Chlamydomonas, Euglena) to complex seaweeds. They contain chlorophyll and make their food by photosynthesis. Spirogyra is a filamentous alga. Its cells form long, thin strands that, in vast numbers, contribute to the familiar green, slimy ‘blanket weed’ in ponds. Seen under the microscope, each filament consists of an extensive chain of identical cells.
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Unformatted text preview: Each cell contains a helical chloroplast, a nucleus, cytoplasm and a vacuole enclosed in a cellulose cell wall. . cell wall cytoplasm chloroplast nucleus vacuole Single cell of spirogyra strand of cytoplasm chloroplast nucleus cell wall 3D representation of spirogyra cell structure strand of cytoplasm...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2010 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Ill. Chicago.

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