Amoeba genus

Known as: amoebic, AMOEBA, AMEBA 
A genus of motile, unicellular eukaryotic amoeboid protists within the family Amoebidae that are commonly found in fresh water environments. Members… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Ten years ago, the discovery of Mimivirus, a virus infecting Acanthamoeba, initiated a reappraisal of the upper limits of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Recently, it was shown that the amoebalike cell Physarum polycephalum when exposed to a pattern of periodic environmental changes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Free-living amoebae (FLA) are ubiquitous organisms that have been isolated from various domestic water systems, such as cooling… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The social amoebas (Dictyostelia) display conditional multicellularity in a wide variety of forms. Despite widespread interest in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The social amoebae are exceptional in their ability to alternate between unicellular and multicellular forms. Here we describe… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Cell migration is a fundamental process, from simple, uni-cellular organisms such as amoeba, to complex multi-cellular organisms… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Free-living amoebae feed on bacteria, fungi, and algae. However, some microorganisms have evolved to become resistant to these… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
This study identified subgenic PCR amplimers from 18S rDNA that were (i) highly specific for the genus Acanthamoeba, (ii… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Environmental mycobacteria are a common cause of human infections. Recently, contaminated domestic water supplies have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Cells of many kinds adhere firmly to glass or plastic surfaces which have been pretreated with polylysine. The attachment takes… (More)
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