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Bielefeld University

Green Alga Cultures

Caption: Biologists at Bielefeld University have added cellulose to green alga cultures and used biochemical and molecular-biological methods to show that the algae break down the cellulose into simple sugars and can use this as a source of energy.

Credit: Bielefeld University

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