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Related to Porphyra: red laver, porphyra yezoensis
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Noun1.Porphyra - a genus of protoctistPorphyra - a genus of protoctist    
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
Bangiaceae, family Bangiaceae - a family of protoctist
red laver, laver - edible red seaweeds
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2007) reported that Porphyra haitanensis (a species of algae) could be used as a protein source in ruminant diets.
INCI: Aqua/water (and) lecithin (and) alcohol (and) sodium lactate (and) porphyra umbilicalis extract (and) phenoxyethanol
Nutrient-rich shallow water provides excellent conditions for farming laver seaweed (nori, Porphyra yezoensis), yielding 40% of the total annual production in Japan in recent decades (Sasaki, 2005a).
GABA-mimetic molecules from Porphyra (Rhodophyta) induce metamorphosis of Haliotis (Gastropoda) larvae.
Liang, Crystal Structure of Allophycocyanin from Red Algae Porphyra yezoensis at 2.
Identifying miRNA from Porphyra yezoensis Using High-Throughput Sequencing and Bioinformatics
com Another traditional Welsh favourite is laverbread, the cooked puree of Porphyra umbilicalis, a seaweed common on the shores of western Britain.
Evaluation of the bioremediatory potential of several species of the red alga Porphyra using short-term measurements of nitrogen uptake as a rapid bioassay.
Greek fire (including an account of a modern re-creation), Byzantium's secret weapon, provides an entree into the military reconquests of the tenth century, and the porphyra (purple chamber) where empresses gave birth is the focus for a discussion of dynasticism and imperial marriages, domestic and foreign.
The Phoenicians were the first to produce a dye known as Tyrian purple (Greek: porphyra, Latin: purpura), also referred to as royal purple or imperial purple that comes from the Murex sea shell.