Euglenozoans Flagella Crystalline rod inside flagella Ring of microtubules 0.2 µm
Trypannnosoma - the Kinetoplastid that causes Sleeping Sickness 9 µm
Euglenids can be both autotrophic and heterotrophic Long flagellum Eyespot Short flagellum Contractile vacuole osmoregulation Nucleus Chloroplast Plasma membrane Light detector Adaptation for photosynthesis Pellicle Protein bands beneath plasma membrane Provide strength and Flexibility. Euglena (LM) 5 µm
Dinoflagellates some are bioluminescent /cause “Red Tides” Flagellum Alveoli - sacs under the plasma membrane Alveolate 0.2 µm
Two host life cycle of Plasmodium - causes malaria 0.5 µm Inside human Liver Liver cell Merozoite (n) Red blood cells Gametocytes (n) Haploid (n) Diploid (2n) Key Merozoite Apex Red blood cell Zygote (2n) FERTILIZATION Gametes Inside mosquito MEIOSIS Oocyst Sporozoites (n)
Red Algae : This species has a delicate filamentous form Bonnemaisonia hamifera 8 mm
Red Algae: This leafy species is edible Dulse (Palmaria palmata) 20 cm
Nori. The red alga Porphyra is the source of a traditional Japanese food. The seaweed is grown on nets in shallow coastal waters. The harvested seaweed is spread on bamboo screens to dry. Paper-thin, glossy sheets of nori make a mineral-rich wrap for rice, seafood, and vegetables in sushi.