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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… 
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2007
2007
We analyzed the nuclear-encoded large subunit ribosomal RNA gene (LSU rDNA) sequences of 19 dinoflagellates occurring in costal… 
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2004
2004
SUMMARY Equations describing the motion of the dinoflagellate Prorocentrum minimum, which has both a longitudinal and a… 
1999
1999
The reflective properties of different types of dinoflagellate eyespots were investigated using confocal laser scanning… 
1988
1988
Summary— The movement of the 2 flagella of Oxyrrhis marina was examined with respect to their individual waveforms and the… 
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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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
  • J. Dodge
  • Bio Systems
  • 1983
  • Corpus ID: 4781366
The eyespots or stigmas from five species of dinoflagellates fall into three distinct categories: independent eyespot which is… 
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… 
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1963
1963
SYNOPSIS. Observation of the longitudinal flagellum of Ceratium tripos and C. furca with stroboscopic light revealed that this…