algae

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Synonyms for algae

primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves

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The study of algal proteins and their biochemical characterization have already been reported (HOLANDA et al., 2005; SMIT, 2004).
According to the team, the viral photosystem I genes allow the cyanophages to not only take electrons from the proteins involved in photosythesis but also from other algal proteins.
Algal proteins have a long a way to go before they make it into human eyes, experts agree.
Moreover, algal proteins have been proven to exhibit antioxidant activity (Sheih et al., 2009, 2010).
The cell recruits algal proteins to the site of injury, and the reactive chemical, called oxytoxin, links them into a tough polymer network within seconds after an injury.