Wittrockiella (wit-rock-ee-ell-a) paradoxa, a filamentous green alga which periodically releases biflagellated cells, usually associated with reproduction. Several empty cells with their cellulosic walls are visible in this micrograph, the walls modified with the points of release of the flagellates. Differential interference microscopy.
data on this strain. This image is of material from Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Culture of Marine Phytoplankton, images taken by David Patterson and Bob Andersen. Image copyright: Bob Andersen and D. J. Patterson, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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