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The Hidden Biodiversity of Ciliate-Endosymbionts Systems

  title={The Hidden Biodiversity of Ciliate-Endosymbionts Systems},
  author={S. Fokin and Valentina Sera},
Many bacterial endosymbionts have been recorded in natural populations of different ciliates. However, it is possible to keep only some of them as infected stockcultures under laboratory conditions and then investigate these bacteria more precisely. However, large part of morphological descriptions for ciliate endosymbionts was made in the last quarter of XX c. Thus, these data cannot be compared with more modern discoveries as reliable molecular methods have been introduced in order to study… Expand

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