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Biology of microalgae

Borowitzka, M.A.ORCID: 0000-0001-6504-4563 (2018) Biology of microalgae. In: Levine, I.A. and Fleurence, J., (eds.) Microalgae in Health and Disease Prevention. Academic Press, London, pp. 23-72.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-811405-6.00003-7
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Abstract

To write a chapter on the biology of microalgae is a daunting task given the great diversity of these organisms. This chapter only covers only selected aspects of their biology and highlights particular features to illustrate microalgal diversity and evolution and how this is reflected in their biology. The aim is to provide the reader with an appreciation of the nature and importance of these ubiquitous and beautiful organisms.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: Academic Press
Copyright: © 2018 Elsevier Inc.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57891
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