Saturday, November 8, 2008

Why study Algae?

Algae are interesting to many and to others an unknown organism. Why study algae?

Algae may hold the secret to curing cancer and other diseases. For example, in
Screening cultured marine microalgae for anticancer-type activity Gerwick et al. (WH Gerwick, MA Roberts, PJ Proteau, JL Chen - Journal of Applied Phycology, 1994) gives us one reason to study algae.

Click here to link to the Coimbra, Portugal collection of algae.


CSIRO Australian microalgae


University of Malaya Culture Collection

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