paramecium


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Synonyms for paramecium

any member of the genus Paramecium

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Phylogenetic relationships of ciliates, Ribotyping, 18SrDNA analysis, FT8, Paramecium.
Phylogenetic inference of the six-transmembrane domain including Lp1-Lp6 and selected TRP family members from Homo sapiens (Hs), Danio rerio (Dr), Drosophila melanogaster (Dm), Caenorhabditis elegans (Ce), Monosiga brevicollis (Mb), Paramecium tetraurelia (Pt), and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (Cr) places Lp1 and Lp2 in the TRPM clade, Lp3-Lp5 in the TRPP clade, and Lp6 in the TRPML clade (Fig.
Similarly, some might say that they observed the cilia of a paramecium by using a microscope, despite this being an action impossible to be carried out with the naked eye--which is the reason why van Fraassen considers the cilia of a paramecium unobservable.
1982) Simulated cross bridge patterns corresponding to ciliary beating in Paramecium.
Shadrin IA (2004) Protistoplankton and test objects Paramecium caudatum (Ehrenberg, 1833), and Photobacterium phosphoreum (Cohn, 1878) in assessment of the quality of water in reservoirs of the Yenisei River, abstract from thesis of Candidate of Biological Sciences, Samara State University, Samara, p.
Sure enough, there is a 52-second YouTube video of a paramecium dancing through a microscope to the Nyan Cat theme song.
Then in 2009, scientists examining DHAB water samples found DNA and ribosomal RNA from protists--single-celled eukaryotes similar to Amoeba and Paramecium.
In the single-celled organism Paramecium tetraurelia, melatonin treatment increased both the mean and the maximal life span by up to 24% over control animals.
The endosymbiotic bacterium Caedibacter may be found in the cytoplasm of Paramecium, conveying the "killer" trait to these paramecia.
In Kentucky, he explains how single-celled organism the paramecium can orientate itself through touch alone, and that catfish build a picture of their murky river environment through taste buds.
Akira Muto, the study's lead author from the Kawakami lab, used the new tool to map what happens when a zebrafish sees something good to eat, in this case a swimming paramecium.
For comparison, researchers analyzed a swimming paramecium and analyzed its tectal activity during perception of a natural object, comparing it to the tectal response of its free-swimming larval fish.
Students pursued Hypothesis B by conducting experiments and reviewing existing literature to attempt to prove that individual bacterial cells and individual yeast or paramecium cells have nothing in common.