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longitudinal flagellum

Known as: longitudinal cilium 
A motile cilium found in dinoflagellates. It trails the cell and acts as a steering rudder. It is often partially contained in a furrow called the… 
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2017
2017
Flagellates are unicellular microswimmers that propel themselves using one or several beating flagella. We consider a… 
2004
2004
SUMMARY Equations describing the motion of the dinoflagellate Prorocentrum minimum, which has both a longitudinal and a… 
1985
1985
  • T. Maruyama
  • Journal of Cell Science
  • 1985
  • Corpus ID: 35600022
The mechanism of retraction of the longitudinal flagellum of Ceratium tripos was studied by making extracted models of the… 
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1983
1982
1982
  • T. Maruyama
  • Journal of Cell Science
  • 1982
  • Corpus ID: 43656115
The fine structure of the longitudinal flagellum in Ceratium tripos, which performs not only undulations but also retractions… 
1963
1963
SYNOPSIS. Observation of the longitudinal flagellum of Ceratium tripos and C. furca with stroboscopic light revealed that this…