contractile vacuole

A specialized vacuole of eukaryotic cells, especially Protozoa, that fills with water from the cytoplasm and then discharges this externally by the… (More)
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2008
2008
The contractile vacuole (CV) system is the osmoregulatory organelle required for survival for many free-living cells under… (More)
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2004
2004
Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiologic agent of Chagas disease, resists extreme fluctuations in osmolarity during its life cycle. T… (More)
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2004
2004
We cloned an aquaporin gene from Trypanosoma cruzi (TcAQP) that encodes a protein of 231 amino acids, which is highly hydrophobic… (More)
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2002
2002
Rho GDP-dissociation inhibitors (RhoGDIs) modulate the cycling of Rho GTPases between active GTP-bound and inactive GDP-bound… (More)
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2002
2002
The mass-dense granules of Dictyostelium discoideum were shown to contain large amounts of phosphorus, magnesium, and calcium, as… (More)
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1994
1994
The contractile vacuole complex serves to excrete excess cytosolic water from protists. In the amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Amoebae of the eukaryotic microorganism Dictyostelium discoideum were found to contain an interconnected array of tubules and… (More)
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1993
1993
In amoebae of the eukaryotic microorganism Dictyostelium discoideum, calmodulin is greatly enriched on membranes of the… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
mAbs specific for calmodulin were used to examine the distribution of calmodulin in vegetative Dictyostelium cells. Indirect… (More)
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1977
1977
Freeze-fracture replicas reveal that five distinct types of intramembranous particle arrays coexist within a small sector of the… (More)
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