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Amoeba Lescherae (nov. spec.)--Its Morphology, Cytology, and Life-History

  title={Amoeba Lescherae (nov. spec.)--Its Morphology, Cytology, and Life-History},
  author={M. Taylor and C. Hayes},
  journal={Journal of Cell Science},
  • M. Taylor, C. Hayes
  • Published 1944
  • Biology
  • Journal of Cell Science
  • 1. The discovery of a new species of large, free-living freshwater amoeba is recorded, and a description of the adult and of its reproduction is given. Although provisionally called Amoeba lescherae, it may have to be placed in the genus Chaos. 2. A method of cultivating it in the laboratory on a diet of small flagellates and ciliates subsisting on a pabulum of wheat grains is detailed. By starting them in Petri dishes pure line cultures are shown to be easily obtainable. 3. The resting nucleus… CONTINUE READING
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