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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (8): 1470–1474.
Published: 15 April 2013
... 2012 20 12 2012 © 2013. 2013 graviperception geotaxis phoresy nictation waving Gravity is a constant stimulus for life on Earth. Most organisms, including animals, are able to sense the gravitational force and their behavior is influenced by gravity. Although nematodes...
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J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (11): 1593–1606.
Published: 1 June 1997
...) by deflection in the same direction, depending on the sign of ctenophore geotaxis (positive or negative). The beat frequency of many cilia is controlled by concentrations of Ca 2+ , membrane potential and neural input. How these factors affect deflection-induced ciliary beating in balancers was investigated...
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J Exp Biol (1984) 110 (1): 17–33.
Published: 1 May 1984
...T. Fenchel; B. J. Finlay ABSTRACT Geotaxis is demonstrated in the ciliated protozoon Loxodes . This behaviour is mediated by a mechanoreceptor which is probably the Müller body, an organelle characteristic of loxodid ciliates. The geotactic response is sensitive to dissolved oxygen tension...