New species of microalgae discovered: Ultrasmall microalgae found in home aquarium could have multiple useful applications
- Press Release
Professor Sachihiro Matsunaga of the Department of Integrated Biosciences in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences led the research project.
The University of Tokyo Press Release (January 27, 2023)
Publication: Communications Biology (January 23, 2023)
Genomic analysis of an ultrasmall freshwater green alga, Medakamo hakoo
Shoichi Kato, Osami Misumi, Shinichiro Maruyama, Hisayoshi Nozaki, Yayoi Tsujimoto-Inui, Mari Takusagawa, Shigekatsu Suzuki, Keiko Kuwata, Saki Noda, Nanami Ito, Yoji Okabe, Takuya Sakamoto, Fumi Yagisawa, Tomoko M. Matsunaga, Yoshikatsu Matsubayashi, Haruyo Yamaguchi, Masanobu Kawachi, Haruko Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa* & Sachihiro Matsunaga*