Prototheca

In taxonomy, Prototheca is a genus of algae, specifically of the Chlorellaceae. Some species can cause the disease protothecosis. ===Scientific references=== ===Scientific databases=== ...
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Prototheca

(from the article `algae`) Algae can cause human diseases by directly attacking human tissues, although the frequency is rare. Protothecosis, caused by the chloroplast-lacking ...
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prototheca

An achlorophyllous mutant of the green alga chlorella. It is found in decayed matter, water, sewage and soil and produces cutaneous and disseminated infections in various vertebrates including man. It infects the skin, lymph nodes, eye, myocardium, kidney, muscle, and bovine mammary gland. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Prototheca

Type: Term Pronunciation: prō′tō-thē′kă Definitions: 1. A genus of an achlorophyllous alga; two species, Prototheca zopfii and Prototheca wickerhamii, cause protothecosis.
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