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Item #: LM1253

Price: $8.75

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Live Synura culture for biology and life science is a colonial golden-brown algae that has ovoid-shaped flagellated cells attached around a central point.

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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.


Synura. Colonial golden-brown algae. Ovoid-shaped flagellated cells are all attached around a central point. Package of 30.