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Arthrospira vs. Spirulina — What's the Difference?

Arthrospira vs. Spirulina — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Arthrospira and Spirulina


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Arthrospira is a genus of free-floating filamentous cyanobacteria characterized by cylindrical, multicellular trichomes in an open left-hand helix. A dietary supplement is made from A. platensis and A. maxima, known as spirulina.
Oct 07, 2022


Any of several cyanobacteria of the genus Arthrospira (formerly Spirulina) that are grown in bulk, dried, and used as nutritional supplements for their high levels of protein, vitamins, and minerals.
Oct 07, 2022


A food supplement prepared from blue-green algae of the genus Arthrospira found in soda lakes.
Oct 07, 2022

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