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Choanocytes

Collar cells on sponges-unique to the sponge-it lines the radial canal-has flagella that whip and move the water to the body cavity


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Cells with flagella in kingdom animal

... phyla that some argue should be categorized as animals or even plants (like chlorophytes). Sponges are DEFINITELY animals though, and I know choanocytes (which are a type of cell unique to the phylum Porifera) are definitely flagellated. I'm a wildlife bio major, so as far as humans go, I ...

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by cherib
Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:16 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cells with flagella in kingdom animal
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Cells with flagella in kingdom animal

Some protists are considered animals, just single-celled ones :) And the choanocytes I mentioned are found in sponges, also an animal.

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by cherib
Mon Oct 05, 2009 7:54 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cells with flagella in kingdom animal
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Cells with flagella in kingdom animal

... animals arose from! If you have the chance, check out the phylum Porifera (commonly known as sponges)... Porifera have special cells called choanocytes (they are unique to the Porifera phylum). These cells are very similar to the choanoflagellates, which are single-celled organisms! Pretty ...

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by cherib
Mon Oct 05, 2009 7:21 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cells with flagella in kingdom animal
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kingdom porifera

what functions do the choanocytes of the sponge serve?

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by cklee
Fri Dec 02, 2005 6:30 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: kingdom porifera
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Digestive System Evolution

... orgs theres 3 types of digestive systems. 1. Digestive cavity - in phyllum Porifera - intracelular digestion which realize through epithelium of choanocytes. 2. Digestive duffle - in orgs with diploblastic body plan - Cnidaria, Acnidaria (Coelenterata) - this has only one opening - mouth(thats ...

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by protozoan
Tue Apr 12, 2005 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
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