Eustigmatophyceae – the yellow-green algae – are recently being studied for their high PUFA content leading to their biotechnological usage. They contain not only lipid bodies themself but also reddish globule, described with the help of light microscopy about 50 years ago. Until now it remained an enigmatic mysterious organelle with no clue for answering the questions of its origin, structure and physiological functioning. Now it is the time to reveal its mysteries.
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