ciliated protozoan

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Synonyms for ciliated protozoan

a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell

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Flow cytometry assessment of cytotoxicity and reactive oxygen species generation by single and binary mixtures of cadmium, zinc and copper on populations of the ciliated protozoan Tetrahymena thermophila.
Identification and characterization of the opiate receptor in the ciliated protozoan, Tetrahymena.
The excystment mechanism is important because it permits the ciliated protozoan populations to resist predation, unfavorable physical and chemical conditions and food shortages (Taylor, 1983).
The availability of food is an important biotic factor that controls the distribution of ciliated protozoan populations in the various ecosystems (Noland, 1925; Sleigh, 1988).
Ciliated protozoans communities and saprobic evaluation of water quality in the hilly zone of some tributaries of the Po River (northern Italy).
Bacterial load in sewage stabilization ponds can be very high and to a large extant this is controlled by the development of high densities of ciliated protozoans and flagellates (Curds and Fey 1969; Rivera et al.
However, unknown to Adleman and his field, two ciliated protozoans of the genus Oxytricha had solved a much harder problem several million years earlier.