cyanophyte


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cyanophyte

(saɪˈænəfaɪt)
n
(Microbiology) a former name for a cyanobacterium. See cyanobacteria
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Adj.1.cyanophyte - relating to or caused by photosynthetic bacteria of the class Cyanobacteria
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The cyanophyte Aphanocapsa marina had the highest final cell concentration (11.92x[10.sup.6] cell [mL.sup.-1]) (P < 0.05), while the diatom Navicula sp.
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Norton, "Toxins from cyanophyte belonging to the Scytonematoceae," Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol.
(1979) Pharmacology of anatoxin-a, produced by the freshwater cyanophyte Anabaena flos-aquae.
While Merismopedia minima was often the major cyanophyte on a per cell basis in the mesocosms, the biovolume of the eight celled colonies was substantially smaller than a cell of any other phytoplankton identified (<5 [micro][m.sup.3]).
Unexpected disappearence of cyanophyte blooms in PluBsee (North Germany).
Cyanophyte filament (32); Pseudanabaena (26); Picocyanophyte (10); Synechococcus (5); Synechocystis (5); Cyanophyte cell pair (5); Phormidium (4); Lyngbya (3); Trichodesmium (3); Aphanothece (1); Johannesbaptistia (1); Komvophoron (1); Cyanophyte colony (1); Cyanophyte unicell, sphere 2.5-5 [micro]m (1)
The presence of the cyanophyte algae Anabaena and Lyngbya spp., and the chlorophyte algae Cosmarium and Ulothrix spp., was also detected.
A high stirring capacity, low N/P ratio, and a greater temperature likely generated high small size cyanophyte dominated cell density and a higher gmax.