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Blue-green bacteria

Definition

noun, singular: blue-green bacterium

The former name for a group of prokaryotes characterized by having the following general features:


Supplement

The blue-green bacteria are named as such because of the blue green colour of their cells due to the presence of phycobiliproteins.


Also called: blue-green algae or cyanobacteria.

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