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Amoeboid

Amoeboid

Amoeba-like.


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Actin filiments role in ameoboid movement

I know that during amoeboid movement the cytogel of the ectoplasm is converted to cytosol and is forced to the cells perifery at a localized area forming a hylane cap which than extends into a pseudopod. I also know that actin filimanst ...

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by Thonzo
Sun Oct 05, 2008 2:01 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Actin filiments role in ameoboid movement
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Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... A very good question you have asked here. :D To my understanding that has yet to be sufficently answered by biologist and protozoologist. Amoeboid movement or cytoplasmic streaming has yet to be fully understood, however there are many theories as to how it all comes about. I refered to ...

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by Ken Ramos
Sat Mar 11, 2006 10:52 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Behaviour of Amoebozoans
Replies: 28
Views: 21383

Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... is not much if any difference in the streaming movements of microscopic amoebae and the plasmodium of myxomycetes. Both move by what is termed amoeboid movement, in which the pseudopodium is extended and the remaining protoplasm flows into it. The plasmodium is nothing more than thousands if ...

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by bionewbie
Sat Mar 11, 2006 3:20 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Behaviour of Amoebozoans
Replies: 28
Views: 21383

Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... is not much if any difference in the streaming movements of microscopic amoebae and the plasmodium of myxomycetes. Both move by what is termed amoeboid movement, in which the pseudopodium is extended and the remaining protoplasm flows into it. The plasmodium is nothing more than thousands if ...

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by Ken Ramos
Sat Mar 11, 2006 2:19 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Behaviour of Amoebozoans
Replies: 28
Views: 21383

Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... great debates over that between zoologists and botonists, have the ability to transition from the amoebo-flagellate form of locomotion to the amoeboid form of locomotion. There are also some other forms of amoebo-flagellates that are not associated with Mycetozoia, if I am not mistaken. However ...

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by Ken Ramos
Fri Mar 10, 2006 11:29 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Behaviour of Amoebozoans
Replies: 28
Views: 21383
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