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Ciliate

A ciliate is a plant from any of multiple protozoans of the class Cilita. They are characterized by the numerous cilia.


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The Fiber Disease

... in mitochondria, which are energy-producing organelles that are found inside eukaryotic cells. Mycoplasma translate the codon UGA as tryptophan. Ciliate protozoa also have some variation in the genetic code: UAG and often UAA code for glutamine (a variant also found in some green algae ), <why ...

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by codon blue
Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... learned: ants, now apparently associated with antibiotic-producing ... of zooxanthellae (Symbiodinium spp.) symbiotically associated with a ciliate, in this case Maristentor dinoferus

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by London
Sat Jul 22, 2006 10:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... just already know, are the mushroom man..... he writes on other forums too. He just changed his username slightly, that's all, huh, Mushroom Man? Ciliate did ask me once if I were a doctor or scientist. Did not reply because it was not any of her business or yours for that matter. Was told by ...

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by Doc44
Wed Jun 28, 2006 2:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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effects of pollutants on protists

... I also have found that agents like Cd, Zr, Se are very toxic to the swimming behavior of Tetrahymena. This coming fall, I am planning to use this ciliate in my cell biology course and have such ions as these used by my students in some experiments to further explore this topic. Oh, Tim. O'Brien ...

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by David Lennartz
Thu Jun 01, 2006 11:38 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: effects of pollutants on protists
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HELP! - Anybody know about protozoans?

Lynn Paramecium uses its cilia to some extent for detecting objects by touch. Current thinking is that when the ciliate touches something, a transmembrane electrochemical event occurs that is somehow tranferred through at least some of the cytoskeleton, and thereby causing such ...

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by David Lennartz
Thu Jun 01, 2006 11:25 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: HELP! - Anybody know about protozoans?
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