Cladophora


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Cladophora

 

a genus of widely distributed macroscopic green algae of the class Siphonocladales. They resemble minute attached shrubs with branching filaments consisting of a single row of multinucleate cells with a layered membrane and a netted chloroplast. Reproduction may be asexual (by zoospores) or sexual (isogamy). Meiosis occurs during the formation of spores or gametes. There are about 200 species, found in both salt and fresh waters.

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Researcher Albert Mihranyan and Professor Maria Stromme at the Nanotechnology and Functional Materials Department of Engineering Sciences at the Angstrom Laboratory had been investigating pharmaceutical applications of the cellulose from Cladophora algae for a number of years.
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An argument often put forward in favor of the homologous theory of alternation of generations (and sporophyte origin) is the alleged "evidence" of algae with isomorphic (morphologically identical or very similar) gametophytes and sporophytes, such as Ulva, Cladophora suhriana, Chaetomorpha (cf.
The most abundant taxa were Cladophora glomerata, Compsopogon coeruleus and Phormidium retzii.
It is locally associated with the algae Cladophora and Oedogonium (Reynolds 1959).
However, the types of algae that are in the massive blooms, Hypnea and Cladophora, are still present in smaller concentrations along the west Maui shore.
The charophytes were partly covered by the filamentous epiphytes Cladophora glomerata (Linnaeus) Kutzing and Pilayella littoralis (L.
The green filamentous algae Cladophora glomerata dominated in the area with a total cover of 60%.
RB/C Kapraun (1980) hs/GMJ/* Edwards & Kapraun (1973) */RB/* Cowper (1978) dft/GMJ,RB/* Cladophora albida (Nees) Edwards (1976) hs, int/GMJ/C Kutz.