Characteristics of Cyanobacteria?


Cyanobacteria is a bacteria that lives primarily in water. This bacteria creates its own food through the process of photosynthesis, much like a plant does. Often called blue-green bacteria due to their bright coloring, Characteristics of cyanobacteria include the fact that they are unicellular and colonial, extremely genetically diverse, and small in size. Scientists argue that cyanobacteria is one of the most important bacterial groups. They are often used by humans in the manufacturing of rice and beans, as they release nitrogen into the soil.
Q&A Related to "Characteristics of Cyanobacteria?"
Cyanobacteria are true prokaryotes. They vary greatly in shape and
the slime layer.
The name "cyanobacteria" comes from the color of the bacteria (Greek: κυανός (kyanós) = blue) Source(s):
Cyanobacteria are single-celled creatures, no nuclei, but the nuclear material is often contain, or granular pigment, chromatin and evenly distributed in the cytoplasm.
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