Chlamydomonas


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chlamydomonas

(kləˌmɪdəˈməʊnəs)
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a green, fresh water alga of the class Chlorophyceae that is flagellate and made up of a single cell
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Noun1.chlamydomonas - type genus of the ChlamydomonadaceaeChlamydomonas - type genus of the Chlamydomonadaceae; solitary doubly-flagellated plant-like algae common in fresh water and damp soil; multiply freely; often a pest around filtration plants
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
Chlamydomonadaceae, family Chlamydomonadaceae - green algae some of which are colored red by hematochrome
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Transcriptome sequencing (RNA-seq) analysis of the effects of metal nanoparticle exposure on the transcriptome of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
The breakthrough came two years later when scientists discovered a light-responsive protein called channelrhodopsin in a single-celled algae called Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
The effects of nutritional restriction on neutral lipid accumulation in Chlamydomonas and Chlorella, African Journal of Microbiology Research 5(3): 260-270.
Autar Mattoo, a plant physiologist with ARS's Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland, and his colleagues placed samples of the alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in airtight "photo cells" and had them launched in a Russian-made Soyuz space capsule from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Functional analysis of three type-2 DGAT homologue genes for triacylglycerol production in the green microalga Chlamydomonas reinliardtii.
In Chlamydomonas reinhardtii removal of major nutrients (nitrogen, phosphate and sulfate), as well as temperature stress (L and H) and UV light exposure, accounted for the majority of the observed changes, although each condition could be correlated with at least some variation.
Comparative proteomic study of triclosan toxicity to green microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Additionally, the Company stated that the GeneArt Chlamydomonas Protein Expression Kits and GeneArt Synechoccus Protein Expression Kits contain high-expression vectors capable of driving production of genes of interest to as much 10% of total cellular protein.
Olaf Kruse and his team cultivated the microscopically small green alga species Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in a low carbon dioxide environment and observed that when faced with such a shortage, these single-cell plants can draw energy from neighboring vegetable cellulose instead.
Instead, the biologists looked to produce their proteins with the help of an edible green alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, used widely in research laboratories as a genetic model organism, much like the fruit fly Drosophila and the bacterium E.
u-Diaminopimelate aminotransferase from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: a target for algaecide development.
They hope to use an algae-based organism called Chlamydomonas to harvest energy from sunlight and convert carbon dioxide into a replacement for petroleum.