cyanobacteria

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Synonyms for cyanobacteria

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

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Those scientists didn't know about the lineages of blue-green bacteria, also called cyanobacteria.
As asexual organisms that reproduce without mating, blue-green bacteria depend solely on mutations and therefore would evolve more slowly.
Scientists think that blue-green bacteria are also responsible for algae.
Other organisms regularly fed on the blue-green bacteria as well.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Using blue-green bacteria, researchers have for the first time developed a way to convert sunlight directly into electricity in a CO2-free manner.