Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is a single-cell green alga. It is widely distributed worldwide in soil and fresh water. Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is an important organism due to its ease of culturing and the ability to manipulate its genetics. The alga is also of interest for producing biopharmaceuticals and biofuel, as well being a valuable research tool in making hydrogen.

Labs working with Chlamydomonas reinhardtii