Vorticella

A genus of stalked, inverted bell-shaped, ciliated protozoa in the phylum Ciliophora.
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1941-2018
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2010
2010
Vorticella convallaria is one of a class of fast-moving organisms that can traverse its body size in less than a millisecond by… (More)
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2009
2009
The stalked ciliated protozoan, Vorticella convallaria, uses a mode of contraction that differs from most other eukaryotic motile… (More)
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2008
2008
Vorticella convallaria is one of the fastest and most powerful cellular machines. The cell body is attached to a substrate by a… (More)
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2008
2008
In order to re-evaluate the systematics of sessilid peritrich ciliates, small subunit (SSU) rRNA gene sequences were determined… (More)
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1998
1998
Stalk contraction and zooid contraction of living Vorticella convallaria were studied by high-speed video cinematography… (More)
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1997
1997
Application of a mechanical stimulus to the cell body of the peritrich ciliate Vorticella convallaria evoked an all-or-nothing… (More)
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1996
1996
The peritrich ciliate Vorticella sp. exhibits cellular contraction of an all-or-nothing type in response to a mechanical stimulus… (More)
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1994
1994
1. Vorticella extracted with Triton X-100 contracted (i.e. the cell body shrank and the stalk coiled) when the external Ca2… (More)
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1987
1987
Clearance rates of epizooic ciliates (Vorticella sp.) were measured together with their host, a planktonic cladoceran Daphnia… (More)
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1972
1972
The stalk of Carcliesium and Vorticella coils by the action of a contractile organelle. The organelle lies within a thread of… (More)
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