Protozoa


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1 mL of the condensed sample was used to count the individuals of protozoa and 1 mL was used to count the number of rotifera, cladocera and copepods under microscope.
While on most occasions the nucleus is not visible in these protozoa, this is not the case with bronchial ciliated cells, where it is generally clearly visible in the basal portion of the cytoplasm.
by employing molecular procedure involving PCR whereas killed bacteria plate procedure was carried out in order to look for free living protozoa.
Cattle were then changed to an experimental diet of for 10 d to eliminate rumen protozoa comprising oaten chaff (70%), lucerne chaff (21%), COD (4.
Protozoa are the other group of microorganisms that inhabit the oral cavity as commensals but have the potential to turn into opportunistic pathogens.
Remaining aliquots were determined for direct count of protozoa, and fungal zoospores according to the methods described by Galyean (1989) using a haemocytometer (Boeco, Singapore), and three groups of bacteria (cellulolytic, proteolytic, and amylolytic bacteria) were determined using roll-tube technique (Hungate, 1969).
Ciliate protozoa are ubiquitous in aquatic environments and one of main consumers of bacteria in eutrophic waters (KAMIYAMA, 1994).
Unsaturated fatty acids rates in the rumen above the saturation capacity of microorganisms produce adverse effects on rumen fermentation, such as decrease in fiber degradability, lowering of protozoa concentration, reduction in quantity and proportions of the short chain fatty acids (SILVA et al.
A mobile, infective stage of development in certain protozoa, especially the malarial parasite Plasmodium.
Among the entries are acute pulmonary oedema, carbon monoxide, encephalopathy, haemophilia, lice, nitric acid, protozoa, Ross River virus disease, and yellow fever.
The test can identify protozoa, bacteria and nematodes, in a wide range of specimen types, including ticks, fleas, blood or tissue.
The objectives of this study were to determine contribution of ruminal bacteria, protozoa and fungi to the fermentation of cell walls of sugarcane pith treated with low temperature steam (121oC, 120 min.
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Biologists have developed a sensor that employs one-celled protozoa to detect toxins in water sources.
Percent of Total Known Marine Species by Taxonomic Group Taxonomic Group Percent CRUSTACEANS (lobsters, shrimp, krill) 19 MOLLUSKS (squid, clams, snails) 17 FISH (cod, catfish, tuna) 12 ALGAE (and other plantlike organisms) 10 PROTOZOA (unicellular microorganisms) 10 CNIDARIANS (jellyfish, corals, hydra) 5 ECHINODERMS (starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers) OTHER VERTEBRATES (seals, seabirds, turtles) 2 OTHER INVERTEBRATES (sponges, sea squirts, worms) 22 SOURCE: CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE