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University of Toronto

Photosynthetic Algae

Caption: Micrograph of photosynthetic algae (cryptophytes) showing the bright blue coloring of their light-harvesting complexes: special proteins that specialize in capturing energy from sunlight.

Credit: Greg Scholes

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