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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (13): 2258–2266.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Heidi K. Grønlien; Bjarne Hagen; Olav Sand SUMMARY Ciliates feed by phagocytosis. Some ciliate species, such as Tetrahymena vorax , are polymorphic, a strategy that provides more flexible food utilization. Cells of the microstomal morph of T. vorax feed on bacteria, organic particles and organic...
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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...