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Porphyridium cruentum (S.F.Gray) Nägeli

Publication details
Porphyridium cruentum (S.F.Gray) Nägeli 1849: 71

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1849). Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 10(7): i-viii, 1-139, pls I-VIII.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Porphyridium.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyridium purpureum (Bory) K.M.Drew & R.Ross

Olivia cruenta S.F.Gray

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bloody.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Tanaka, T. (1952). The systematic study of the Japanese Protoflorideae. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University 2(2): 1-92, 41 figs, 23 pls.

Yoon, H.S., Muller, K.M., Sheath, R.G., Ott, F.D. & Bhattacharya, D. (2006). Defining the major lineages of red algae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 482-492.

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Verified by: 23 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Adlerstein, D., Bigogno, C., Khozin, I. & Cohen, Z. (1997). The effect of growth temperature and culture density on the molecular species composition of the galactolipids in the red microalga Porphyridium cruentum (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 33: 975-979, 2 tables.
Antia, N.J., Desai, I.D. & Romilly, M.J. (1970). The tocopherol, Vitamin K, and related isoprenoid quinone composition of a unicellular red alga (Porphyridium cruentum). Journal of Phycology 6: 305-312, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Bisalputra, T. & Antia, N.J. (1980). Cytological mechanism underlying darkness-survival of the unicellular red alga Porphyridium cruentum. Botanica Marina 23: 719-730.
Brody, M. & Vatter, A.E. (1959). Observations on cellular structures of Porphyridium cruentum. J. Biophys. Biochem. Cytol. 5: 289-294.
Cohen, Z. (1990). The production potential of eicosapentaenoic and arachidonic acids by the red alga Porphyridium cruentum. J Amer Oil Chem Soc 67(12): 916-920.
Cohen, Z., Vonshak, A. & Richmond, A. (1988). Effect of environmental conditions on fatty acid composition of the red alga Porphyridium cruentum: correlation to growth rate. Journal of Phycology 24: 328-332.
Colman, B. & Gehl, K.A. (1983). Physiological characteristics of photosynthesis in Porphyridium cruentum: evidence for bicarbonate transport in a unicellular red alga. Journal of Phycology 19: 216-219.
Cunningham, F.X., Jr, Dennenberg, R.J., Jursinic, P.A. & Gantt, E. (1990). Growth under red light enhances photosystem II relative to photosystem I and phycobilisomes in the red alga Porphyridium cruentum. Plant Physiol 93: 888-895.
Cunningham, F.X., Jr, Dennenberg, R.J., Mustardy, L., Jursinic, P.A. & Gantt, E. (1989). Stoichiometry of photosystem I, photosystem II, and phycobilisomes in the red laga Porphyridium cruentum as a function of growth irradiance. Plant Physiol 91: 1179-1187.
Cunningham, F.X., Mustardy, L. & Gantt, E. (1991). Irradiance effects on thylakoid membranes of the red alga Porphyridium cruentum - An immunocytochemical study. Plant Cell Physiol 32(3): 419-426.
Doty, M.S. & Garnic, J. (1949). Porphyridium cruentum Naegeli and Porphyridium marinum Kylin. Biol. Bull. Mar. biol. Lab. Woods Hole 97: 238.
Gantt, E. & Conti, S. F. (1965). The ultrastructure of Porphyridium cruentum. Journal of Cell Biology 26: 365-381.
Gantt, E. & Conti, S.F. (1965). The ultrastructure of Porphyridium cruentum. Journal of Cell Biology 26: 365-381.
Gantt, E. & Conti, S.F. (1966). Granules associated with the chloroplast lamellae of Porphyridium cruentum. Journal of Cell Biology 29: 423-434.
Gantt, E. & Lipschultz, C.A. (1972). Phycobilisomes of Porphyridium cruentum I. Isolation. Journal of Cell Biology 54: 313-324.
Haxo, F. T. & Cocha, C. O. h. (1956). Some constituents of Porphyridium cruentum. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 2: 23-24.
Iqbal, M., Grey, D., Sepan-Sarkissian, G. & Fowler, M.W. (1993). Interactions between the unicellular red alga Porphyridium cruentum and associated bacteria. European Journal of Phycology 28: 63-68, 2 figs, 3 tables.
Lee, Y.-K., Tan, H.-M. & Low, C.-S. (1989). Effect of salinity of medium on cellular fatty acid composition of marine alga Porphyridium cruentum (Rhodophyceae). Journal of Applied Phycology 1: 19-23.
Ley, A.C., Butler, W.L., Bryant, D.A. & Glazer, A.N. (1977). Isolation and function of allophycocyanin B of Porphyridium cruentum. Plant Physiology 59: 974-980.
McKay, R.M.L. & Giggs, S.P. (1990). Phycoerythrin is absent from the pyrenoid of Porphyridium cruentum: photosynthetic implications. Planta 180: 249-256.
Nultsch, W., Schuchart, H. & Dillenburger, M. (1979). Photomovement of the red alga Porphyridium cruentum (Ag.) Naegeli. Archives for Microbiology 122: 207-212.
Percival, E. & Foyle, R.A.J. (1979). The extracellular polysaccharides of Porphyridium cruentum and Porphyridium aerugineum. Carboh. Res. 72: 165-176.

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