Journal article

New unicellular red alga, Bulboplastis apyrenoidosa gen. et sp nov (Rhodellophyceae, Rhodophyta) from the mangroves of Japan: Phylogenetic and ultrastructural observations

Asuka Kushibiki, Akiko Yokoyama, Mitsunori Iwataki, Jun Yokoyama, John A West, Yoshiaki Hara

Phycological Research | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Ministry of Education

Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to T. Horiguchi (Hokkaido University, Japan) for providing a culture strain of Neorhodellacyanea Maeda, T. Motomura and C. Nagasato (Hokkaido University) for their valuable advice and comments on observing cell and nucleus divisions of red algae and K. Ishida and M. Nomura (University of Tsukuba) for providing confocal laser scanning microscopy. This work was partially supported by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No. 20570081 to A. Y.) from the Ministry of Education.