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contractile vacuole

A specialized vacuole of eukaryotic cells, especially Protozoa, that fills with water from the cytoplasm and then discharges this externally by the… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiologic agent of Chagas disease, resists extreme fluctuations in osmolarity during its life cycle. T… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
We cloned an aquaporin gene from Trypanosoma cruzi (TcAQP) that encodes a protein of 231 amino acids, which is highly hydrophobic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The vacuolar H(+)-ATPase (V-ATPase) is a multi-subunit enzyme that plays important roles in eukaryotic cells. In Dictyostelium… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The mass-dense granules of Dictyostelium discoideum were shown to contain large amounts of phosphorus, magnesium, and calcium, as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Amoebae of the eukaryotic microorganism Dictyostelium discoideum were found to contain an interconnected array of tubules and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
mAbs specific for calmodulin were used to examine the distribution of calmodulin in vegetative Dictyostelium cells. Indirect… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
s of papers read at the Fifth International Congress on Protozoology, p. 309. PATTERSON, D. J. & SLEIGH, M. A. (1976). Behavior… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Freeze-fracture replicas reveal that five distinct types of intramembranous particle arrays coexist within a small sector of the… Expand
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1976
1976
  • J. McKanna
  • Journal of ultrastructure research
  • 1976
  • Corpus ID: 34543057
The fluid segregation organelles of the Paramecium contractile vacuole are 50-nm diameter tubules, one end of which terminates… Expand
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1958
1958
The contractile vacuole is an organelle found in most freshwater Protozoa. In ameba, as studied with the light microscope, it is… Expand
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