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Keywords: contractile vacuole
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (3): 523–537.
Published: 1 February 2005
... from the contractile vacuole seen immediately after changing the external osmolarity reduces an abrupt change in cell volume and thereby protects the cell from the disruption of the plasma membrane by excessive stretch or dehydration during shrinkage. ‡ Author for correspondence (e-mail: naitoh...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 162 (1): 1–21.
Published: 1 January 1992
... observed in intact colonies. Transmission electron micrographs reveal a unique organelle, with characteristics of a contractile vacuole, in the apical stolonal endoderm. The activity of this organelle, inferred from static observations, correlates with the observed pattern of stolonal contractions...