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Synonyms for cyanobacteria

predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll

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Purification and characterization of phycocyanin from the blue-green alga Aphanizomenon flos-aquae.
Oxygen radical absorbance capacity of phycocyanin and phycocyanobilin from the food supplement Aphanizomenon flos-aquae.
Harvesting and quality control of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae from Klamath Lake for human dietary use.
1997) reported that Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (strain TR183) tolerates salinities from fresh water to 10%o salinity (test range 0-30%o) and found that the Chla concentrations are similar at salinities from 0 to 5%o.
Many of these products contain Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, a BGA that is harvested from Upper Klamath Lake (UKL) in southern Oregon, where the growth of a toxic BGA, Microcystis aeruginosa, is a regular occurrence.
For 17 years, the Company has been harvesting and distributing Aphanizomenon flos-aquae algae as a nutritional supplement under the trade name Super Blue Green(R) Algae.