Chlorella pituita


Chlorella pituita
Scientific classification edit
(unranked): Viridiplantae
Phylum: Chlorophyta
Class: Trebouxiophyceae
Order: Chlorellales
Family: Chlorellaceae
Genus: Chlorella
C. pituita
Binomial name
Chlorella pituita
Bock, Krienitz & Pröschold, 2011

Chlorella pituita is a species of euryhaline, unicellular microalga in the Division Chlorophyta. It is spherical to oval-shaped and is solitary[1]


  1. ^ Bock, Christina, Lothar Krienitz, and Thomas Proeschold. "Taxonomic reassessment of the genus Chlorella (Trebouxiophyceae) using molecular signatures (barcodes), including description of seven new species." Fottea11.2 (2011): 293-312.

Further reading

  • Jeffryes, Clayton, et al. "Energy conversion in an internally illuminated annular‐plate airlift photobioreactor." Engineering in Life Sciences (2015).
  • Bashan, Yoav, et al. "Chlorella sorokiniana (formerly C. vulgaris) UTEX 2714, a non-thermotolerant microalga useful for biotechnological applications and as a reference strain." Journal of Applied Phycology (2015): 1–9.

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