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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (13): 2258–2266.
Published: 01 July 2011
... solutes in a non-selective manner, whereas macrostome cells are predators that consume specific prey ciliates. In the present study, we investigated a possible correlation between phagocytosis and mechanosensitivity in macrostome T. vorax . Microstome cells seem to be insensitive to mechanical stimulation...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (14): 2089–2097.
Published: 15 July 2002
...Heidi K. Grønlien; Trond Berg; Arne M. Løvlie SUMMARY Ciliates use phagocytosis to acquire edible particles. The polymorphic ciliate Tetrahymena vorax appears in two forms (`microstomes' and`macrostomes'). Transformation of microstomes into macrostomes takes place in the presence of the ciliate...