Nematocyst

Known as: Nematocysts, cnidocyst 
An organelle found in cnidoblast (nematoblast) cells. When matured, these stinging organelles store toxins and can deliver them when the cnidocil (a… (More)
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2015
2015
Nematocytes, the stinging cells of cnidarians, are the most evolutionarily ancient venom apparatus. These nanosyringe-like… (More)
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2012
Review
2012
Nematocysts or cnidocysts represent the common feature of all cnidarians. They are large organelles produced from the Golgi… (More)
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2010
2010
Taxonomically restricted genes or lineage-specific genes contribute to morphological diversification in metazoans and provide… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
dispersed genes in different lineages. First, the cluster may have been broken up in organisms with elevated rates of genome… (More)
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2002
2002
Nematocysts are explosive organelles found in all Cnidaria. Explosion of nematocyst capsules is driven by the high pressure… (More)
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2000
2000
In Cnidarians, cnidoblast cells contain organelles called cnidocysts, which are believed to be the product of an extremely… (More)
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1994
1994
In Hydra vulgaris, discharge of stenotele nematocysts was induced by contact with prey, electrical stimuli, or increase in the… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
High-speed microcinematography of nematocyst discharge in Hydra attenuata Pall. shows that this specialized exocytosis, which… (More)
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1980
1980
Laboratory tests indicate that methylated spirits, widely espoused as a first-aid treatment for jellyfish stings, causes massive… (More)
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1942
1942
THERE has in the past been considerable discussion concerning the nature of the stimulus which causes the nematocysts of… (More)
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