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1. Popularly, any plant or plants growing in the sea.

2. (Science: botany) Any marine plant of the class algae, as kelp, dulse, fucus, ulva, etc.

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... friendly and helpful that one), while the other one gulps down tangerine juice. I personally do the green smoothie (spirulina, chlorella, dulses/seaweeds, etc) to keep my immune system and body working properly during the sick season.

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by kolean
Mon May 03, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vitamin Supplements
Replies: 5
Views: 4107

Are all cilia "the same"?

Thanks for the reply. The book is really annoying me. Today I was reading that sexual reproduction is important to the survival of seaweeds. Just what exactly does it mean? Perhaps it is just me, and I am being overly critical of the author. But I am in the process of disposing of many ...

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by planetluvver
Wed Apr 21, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Are all cilia "the same"?
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Need help preping for exam

... in the water. There are a large variety of single-celled, single layered membraned algae. If you look at the rocky intertidal you will notice most seaweeds (algae) are flimsy in comparison to trees, etc. The water provides support. They don't have roots because they don't need them. Instead algal ...

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by HilaryD
Sat Jul 18, 2009 2:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help preping for exam
Replies: 4
Views: 5096

Re: reply

It is found in most seaweeds and ocean bacterias. They produce over 50 percent of the earths photo enegery so they are extremely important It is not found in seaweed. Rather it is believed that through endosymbiosis between Cyano and ...

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by MichaelXY
Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:30 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: role of cyanobacteria
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Please post a picture of the seaweed that you are speaking of. I am currently taking a course on seaweeds, and have a background with them, as well as with algae.

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by Volvox
Fri Feb 23, 2007 5:26 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Seaweeds!
Replies: 14
Views: 8691
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