029-Algae - Eukaryotic Algae: Protists single celled,...

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Eukaryotic Algae: Protists single celled, possess nuclear membrane, aquatic photoautotrophs Monera Protista Fungi Plantae Animalia Three domain system: Eu- bacteria Archae- bacteria E U K A R Y A
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CLASSIFICATION Algae are classified into Seven Phyla based on: Color Type of Chlorophyll Form of Food Storage Substance Cell Wall Composition
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Dinoflagellates Diatoms Chlorophyta (green algae) Phaeophyta (brown algae) Rhodophyta (red algae)
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3 groups of photosynthetic pigments: both caretenoids and phycoblins can function as: part of light reaction or as donors of light
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1. Chlorophylls a, b, c, d, e. Each molecule functions at specific wavelengths of light. 2. Carotenes: carotene B - found in all three divisions xanthophylls - 20 different types of pigments and two types: fucoxanthin- found only in phaeophyta lutein- common pigment in all large algae 3. Phycoblins: phycocyanin - blue pigment phycorethrin - pink-red pigment found in rhodophyta and
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Single-celled eukaryote Animal/plant type organism with 2 flagella Bioluminescence Zooxanthellae: Symbiodinium Pigments: chlorophyll a and c carotenoids xanthophylls Ceratium Gonyaulax
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PSP (paraletic shellfish poisoning) Gonyaulax polyhedra, Gymnodium
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029-Algae - Eukaryotic Algae: Protists single celled,...

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