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Anabaena

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Anabaena is a genus of filamentous cyanobacteria that exist as plankton. [1]

34 relations: Adrien-Henri de Jussieu, Amino acid, Ammonia, Ammonium, Anabaena circinalis, Anabaena variabilis, Azolla, Bacteria, Cyanobacteria, DNA, Euphorbiaceae, Fertilizer, Filamentation, Genome, Genus, Grazing, Heterocyst, Hormogonium, Model organism, Neurotoxin, Nitrogen, Nitrogen fixation, Nitrogenase, Nostocaceae, Nostocales, Paddy field, Plankton, Retina, Rice, Romanoa tamnoides, Sequencing, Symbiosis, Vertebrate, Visual perception.

Adrien-Henri de Jussieu

Adrien-Henri de Jussieu (23 December 1797 – 29 June 1853) was a French botanist.

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Amino acid

Amino acids are organic compounds containing amine (-NH2) and carboxyl (-COOH) functional groups, along with a side chain (R group) specific to each amino acid.

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Ammonia

Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.

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Ammonium

The ammonium cation is a positively charged polyatomic ion with the chemical formula.

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Anabaena circinalis

Anabaena circinalis is a species of Gram-negative, photosynthetic cyanobacteria common to freshwater environments throughout the world.

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Anabaena variabilis

Anabaena variabilis is a species of filamentous cyanobacterium.

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Azolla

Azolla (mosquito fern, duckweed fern, fairy moss, water fern) is a genus of seven species of aquatic ferns in the family Salviniaceae.

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Bacteria

Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.

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Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria, also known as Cyanophyta, are a phylum of bacteria that obtain their energy through photosynthesis, and are the only photosynthetic prokaryotes able to produce oxygen.

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DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a thread-like chain of nucleotides carrying the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.

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Euphorbiaceae

The Euphorbiaceae, the spurge family, is a large family of flowering plants.

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Fertilizer

A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English; see spelling differences) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.

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Filamentation

Filamentation is the anomalous growth of certain bacteria, such as E. coli, in which cells continue to elongate but do not divide (no septa formation).

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Genome

In the fields of molecular biology and genetics, a genome is the genetic material of an organism.

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Genus

A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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Grazing

Grazing is a method of feeding in which a herbivore feeds on plants such as grasses, or other multicellular organisms such as algae.

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Heterocyst

Heterocysts are specialized nitrogen-fixing cells formed during nitrogen starvation by some filamentous cyanobacteria, such as Nostoc punctiforme, Cylindrospermum, and Anabaena sphaerica.

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Hormogonium

Hormogonia are motile filaments of cells formed by some cyanobacteria in the order Nostocales and Stigonematales.

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Model organism

A model organism is a non-human species that is extensively studied to understand particular biological phenomena, with the expectation that discoveries made in the organism model will provide insight into the workings of other organisms.

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Neurotoxin

Neurotoxins are toxins that are poisonous or destructive to nerve tissue (causing neurotoxicity).

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Nitrogen

Nitrogen is a chemical element with symbol N and atomic number 7.

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Nitrogen fixation

Nitrogen fixation is a process by which nitrogen in the Earth's atmosphere is converted into ammonia (NH3) or other molecules available to living organisms.

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Nitrogenase

Nitrogenases are enzymes that are produced by certain bacteria, such as cyanobacteria (blue-green algae).

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Nostocaceae

The Nostocaceae are a family of cyanobacteria that forms filament-shaped colonies enclosed in mucus or a gelatinous sheath.

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Nostocales

The Nostocales are an order of cyanobacteria containing most of its species.

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Paddy field

A paddy field is a flooded parcel of arable land used for growing semiaquatic rice.

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Plankton

Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.

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Retina

The retina is the innermost, light-sensitive "coat", or layer, of shell tissue of the eye of most vertebrates and some molluscs.

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Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).

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Romanoa tamnoides

Romanoa tamnoides is a species of plant of the family Euphorbiaceae.

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Sequencing

In genetics and biochemistry, sequencing means to determine the primary structure (sometimes falsely called primary sequence) of an unbranched biopolymer.

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Symbiosis

Symbiosis (from Greek συμβίωσις "living together", from σύν "together" and βίωσις "living") is any type of a close and long-term biological interaction between two different biological organisms, be it mutualistic, commensalistic, or parasitic.

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Vertebrate

Vertebrates comprise all species of animals within the subphylum Vertebrata (chordates with backbones).

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Visual perception

Visual perception is the ability to interpret the surrounding environment using light in the visible spectrum reflected by the objects in the environment.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anabaena

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