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Diatoms, Mixed Freshwater Species, Culture

Live Diatoms Cultures for biology and life science possess chlorophylls a and c and accessory carotenoids that are responsible for the characteristic coloration. Diatoms can be either unicellular or chain-forming.

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Culture diatoms under moderate to high light in Pringsheim’s Soil Water or Knop’s solution (Catalog No. K0003).

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Diatoms possess chlorophylls a and c and accessory carotenoids that are responsible for the characteristic coloration. Food is stored as the polysaccharide chrysolaminarin. Diatoms can be either unicellular or chain-forming with siliceous cell walls composed of two overlapping plates.

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