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heterokont

[′hed·ə·rō‚känt]
(biology)
An individual, especially among certain algae, having unequal flagella.
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Complete mitochondrial genomes of the three brown algae (Heterokonta: Phaeophyceae) Dictyota dichotoma, Fucus vesiculosus and Desmarestia viridis.
Based on morphology and genetic investigations, QPX has been classified as a member of the family Thraustochytridae within the subphylum Labyrinthulomycota in the phylum Heterokonta (Maas et al.
The latter taxon has been discontinued, because the Opalinata were transferred to the Heterokonta within the kingdom Chromista, and the sarcomonad flagellates (6) and numerous others (e.g., Spongomonas) were removed to the Cercozoa.
First isolations of Thraustochytriales (Labyrinthulomycetes, Heterokonta) from estuarial and saline environments of Argentina.