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Noun1.Rhodophyta - lower plants; mostly marine and littoral eukaryotic algae
kingdom Protoctista, Protoctista - in most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and animals
class Rhodophyceae, Rhodophyceae - coextensive with the Rhodophyta: red algae
red algae - marine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment; source of agar and carrageenan
division - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
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Phosphorus and Nitrogen Nutrition in Chondrus Crispus (Rhodophyta): Effects on Total Phosphorus and Nitrogen Content, Carrageenan Production, and Photosynthetic Pigments and Metabolism1.
Kingdom Plantae Phylum Rhodophyta Class Florideophyceae Order Cermiales Family Rhodomelaceae Odonthaliafloccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
(6) Coralline algae belong to an evolutionary old group of algae, the red algae or Rhodophyta ([phrase omitted], 'rose,' and [phrase omitted], 'plant').
olivacea Arthropoda Plah/lepas hexastylos, Chelonibia testunidaria, Conchoderma virgatum, Lepas anarifera, planes a/ aneus, Gammaridae Chor data Remora remora Rhodophyta Polysiphonia sp.
Numerous studies have reported antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties in Ochrophyta (brown algae) and Rhodophyta (red algae) species (Zubia et al., 2009a, 2009b; Jimenez-Escrig et al., 2012; Murphy et al., 2014).
There are 396 species of benthic marine algae reported for both Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Costa Rica (84 Chlorophyta or green algae, 51 Ochrophyta-Phaeophyceae or brown algae, 1 Xanthophyceae or yellow-green algae, and 260 Rhodophyta or red algae), from which 287 are recorded from the Caribbean coast (Bernecker, 2009).
Therefore, our objective here was to investigate the effect of using Rhodophyta extracts as a dietary supplement on in vitro ruminal fermentation parameters and methane emission.
Combined effects of UVR and nutrients on cell ultrastructure, photosynthesis and biochemistry in Gracilariopsis longissima (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta).
Samples of Chlorophyta (green algae), Ochrophyta (brown algae) and Rhodophyta (red algae) were collected from different sites in two Italian transitional environments, namely Venice lagoon and lake Ganzirri in Cape Peloro lagoon (Table 1).
We generated genetic data for two species of Chlorophyta, nine species of Ochrophyta, and nine species of Rhodophyta (Table 1).
Depending on the chemical class, sulfated galactans (Rhodophyta) (Kloareg & Quatrano, 1988; Mourao, 2015), fucans or fucoidan (Ochrophyta) (Athukorala, Jung, Vasanthan, & Jeon, 2006) and sulfated heteropolysaccharides (Chlorophyta) (Wang, Wang, Wu & Liu, 2014) are the main polymeric identities of the SPs playing regulatory roles of the algae (Kloareg & Quatrano, 1988).