Biology 1A    Oct 6, 1998
Lecture 11 - Algae I


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Lecture Outline:

I. What are algae? II. There are six major groups of algae. III. Euglenids are photosynthetic flagellates. IV. Unicellular organisms face many unique challenges. V. Dinoflagellata.


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accessory pigment fucoxanthin reservoir
alga kelp forest Reynolds number
algal bloom marine seaweed
alginate paramylon silica
beta carotene pectinate stigma
benthos pellicle terrestrial
bioluminescence photosynthate theca
cellulose phytoplankton unicellular
chlorophyll a pigment viscosity
cingulum plankton xanthophyll
estuary plastid zooplankton
flagellae red tide zooxanthellae
freshwater reef


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