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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Ectocarpaceae.


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  • _Ectocarpus_ (Fig.  28, _A_), are simple, branched filaments, but most are large plants with complex tissues.

    Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany For High Schools and Elementary College Courses Douglas Houghton Campbell

  • Reference: "The Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in brown algae" was published in the journal "Nature" on June 3, 2010.

    RedOrbit News - Technology 2010

  • As the internationally renowned science magazine "Nature" reported in its latest issue, about 100 scientists and technicians, during a five-year research project, successfully decoded all hereditary information - commonly known as the "genome" - on Ectocarpus siliculosus, an up to 20 cm large brown seaweed, which occurs mainly along coastlines in temperate latitudes.

    RedOrbit News - Technology 2010

  • Image 3: The brown alga "Ectocarpus siliculosus" in culture (Photo: Delphine

    RedOrbit News - Technology 2010

  • Image 1: "Ectocarpus siliculosus" (here growing on Zostera) occurs mainly along coastlines in temperate latitudes (Photo: Akira Peters, Station Biologique

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