Spirulina (Arthrospira): An edible microorganism: A review

@inproceedings{Snchez2003SpirulinaA,
  title={Spirulina (Arthrospira): An edible microorganism: A review},
  author={Martha Patricia Rodr{\'i}guez S{\'a}nchez and Jaime Bernal-Castillo and Camilo Enrique R{\'i}os Rozo and Ignacio Barcia Rodr{\'i}guez},
  year={2003}
}
Spirulina is a photosynthetic, filamentous, helical-shaped, multicellular and green-blue microalga. The two most important species of which are Spirulina maxima and Spirulina platensis. For these microorganisms cell division occurs by binary fission. Since this material contains chlorophyll a, like higher plants, botanists classify it as a microalgae belonging to Cyanophyceae class; but according to bacteriologists it is a bacteria dueto its prokaryotic structure. Before Columbus, Mexicans… CONTINUE READING

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