The Green Flagellate Chlamydomonas

  • K. V. Kvitko

Abstract

Green flagellates belonging to the genus Chlamydomonas are widely used as a model in experimental studies. Chlamydomonas is one of the more suitable unicellular eukaryotic organisms for studying cell differentiation with modern techniques. This is due to the relative simplicity of the structure allied with the presence of a wide range of cell organelles, as well as the availability of a considerable body of information on the physiology, biochemistry, and genetics of this organism. Another advantage is that well-developed culture procedures are available.

Keywords

Strain 137C Chloroplast Structure Mixotrophic Condition Synchronous Culture Chlamydomonas Cell 
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