Experimental observations of the pathobiology of Tetrahymena (Protozoa : Ciliata) parasites in mosquito larvae
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Experimental observations of the pathobiology of Tetrahymena (Protozoa : Ciliata) parasites in mosquito larvae by Roger A. LeBrun

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tetrahymena,
  • Mosquitoes -- Parasites,
  • Host-parasite relationships

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Statementby Roger A. LeBrun
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 166 leaves :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14503958M

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The Tetrahymena Stock Center is supported by NIH grant # P40 RRA1. DCH is supported by NIH NCRR SEPA grant 5 R25 RR and by NIH grant # P40 RRA1. The Ciliate Genomics Consortium is funded by NSF CAREER grant # to EAW. DCH is a founding member of Tetragenetics, Inc., Ithaca, NY, Cited by: 7. Observe and document Tetrahymena behavior with and without the 9 volt battery D. Experiments with Aerotaxis in Tetrahymena Introduction Aerotaxis in Tetrahymena is when the organism moves toward an O 2-rich environment. It is a dramatic occurrence in Tetrahymena, but not much is known about its underlying mechanism. Experiments Size: KB. 14 Donna M. Bozzone, Investigating Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena, The American Biology Teacher, , 62, 2, CrossRef; 15 Donna M. Bozzone, Investigating Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena: An Experimental System Suitable for Introductory & Advanced Instruction, The American Biology Teacher, , 62, 2, CrossRef. Tetrahymena thermophila is a ciliate -- a unicellular eukaryote. Remarkably, every cell maintains differentiated germline and somatic genomes: one silent, the other expressed. Moreover, the two genomes undergo diverse processes, some as extreme as life and death, simultaneously in the same ved eukaryotic mechanisms have been modified in ciliates to .

Tetrahymena pyriformis is a ciliated protist that can be used to investigate the effects of cigarette extracts on ciliary function. The cilia lining human lungs and those on the surface of Tetrahymena are structurally similar. In Tetrahymena, rows of cilia cover the surface of the cell. The integrated, alternate bending of the cilia creates the. Dynamics of the sex ratio in Tetrahymena thermophila. it is found that the experimental observations highly support theoretical predictions. Certain to become the defining book . Tetrahymena's versatile biology provides extremely useful experimental tools. With a minimum doubling time below 2 hr, it is among the fastest growing eukaryotes. It readily grows to high density over a wide range of scale (from a few ul to fermentor scale) in a variety of media: totally defined synthetic chemical medium, rich nutrient broth or monobacterial culture. Clinical Investigation The pathobiology of subclinical pyelonephritis—An experimental evaluation Thomas E. Miller, 1 * Glenne Findon, 1 Stephen P. Rainer, 1 John B. Gavin, 1 1 Departments of Medicine and Pathology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Departments of Medicine and Pathology, University of Auckland Auckland New Zealand * Cited by: 6.

the fact remains that experimental evidence for a dual capacity for nutrient uptake in T. pyriformis was presented more than 50 years ago. Few investigators have compared the contribu- tion of the food vacuoles to total nutrient up- take of T. pyriformis (LWOFF (55), SEAMAN (98,Cited by: Tetrahymena has been used as a model cell system in many studies of morphogenesis, conjugation, gene mapping, cell division and growth kinetics. Uptake of particles by the ciliate Tetrahymena. In C.L. Harris (Ed.), Tested Studies for Labora- tory Teaching. Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Edu- cation (ABLE). Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena Procedure We were given regular and starved tetrahymena on a microscope slide, then placed 5 drops of 1% India ink onto the microscope slide with a micropipette, this ink helps us with the visualization of the .