Spongiochloris spongiosa

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Spongiochloris spongiosa
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Chlorophyta
Class: Chlorophyceae
Order: Chlorococcales
Family: Chlorococcaceae
Genus: Spongiochloris
Species: S. spongiosa
Binomial name
Spongiochloris spongiosa
(Vischer) Starr

Spongiochloris spongiosa is a freshwater green alga species in the genus Spongiochloris.

Phenolic acids such as protocatechuic, p-hydroxybenzoic, 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic, chlorogenic, vanillic, caffeic, p-coumaric and salicylic acid, cinnamic acid and hydroxybenzaldehydes such as p-hydroxybenzaldehyde, 3,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde and vanillin can be isolated from in vitro culture of S. spongiosa.[1]


  1. ^ Bioactive phenols in algae: The application of pressurized-liquid and solid-phase extraction techniques. L. Onofrejová, J. Vašíčková, B. Klejdus, P. Stratil, L. Mišurcová, S. Kráčmar, J. Kopecký and J. Vacek, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 20 January 2010, Volume 51, Issue 2, Pages 464–470, doi:10.1016/j.jpba.2009.03.027

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