genus Nostoc

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Noun1.genus Nostoc - type genus of the family Nostocaceae: freshwater blue-green algae
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
family Nostocaceae, Nostocaceae - blue-green algae
nostoc - found in moist places as rounded jellylike colonies
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Cyanobacteria of the genus Nostoc have been shown to produce complex exopolysaccharides with antioxidant and antiviral activity.