Porphyridium (paw-r-fie-rid-ee-um) a unicellular red algae with red algal chloroplasts occupying part of a cell which has a bounding cell wall. DIfferential interference contrast. This picture was taken by David Patterson, Linda Amaral Zettler, Mike Peglar and Tom Nerad from cultures and other materials maintained at the American Type Culture Collection during 2001. Image copyright: D. J. Patterson, L Amaral-Zettler, M. Peglar and T. Nerad, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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