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negative gravitaxis

Known as: negative taxis in response to gravitytaxis in response to gravitational stimulus, negative gravitactic behavior, negative geotactic behaviour 
The directed movement of a motile cell or organism away from the source of gravity. [GOC:jid]
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2018
2018
Abstract Parasites often use external cues to identify and move toward environments where they are likely to encounter suitable… Expand
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2013
2013
SUMMARY Gravity on Earth is a constant stimulus and many organisms are able to perceive and respond to it. However, there is no… Expand
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2012
2012
Studies of infection in Drosophila melanogaster provide insight into both mechanisms of host resistance and tolerance of… Expand
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2010
2010
The unicellular flagellate Euglena gracilis shows a negative gravitactic behavior. This is based on physiological mechanisms… Expand
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2009
2009
Gravitactic bioconvective patterns created by Tetrahymena pyriformis in a Hele-Shaw apparatus were realized and compared with… Expand
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2004
2004
SUMMARY Bioconvection is a result of the negative gravitactic behavior of microorganisms. When the top-heavy density gradient… Expand
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2002
2002
The motile, unicellular freshwater flagellate Euglena gracilis uses external stimuli, like gravity, light or oxygen pressure in… Expand
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1988
1988
Summary Negative geotactic behaviour of sea urchin larvae at various developmental stages from blastula to pluteus was analysed… Expand
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1985
1985
This paper presents evidence that the negative geotactic behavior of Paramecium caudatum takes place by the mechanism of buoyancy… Expand
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1977
1977
Ho & Hickman (1967a) found that zoospores of Phytophthora megasperma in an aqueous suspension accumulated just below the surface… Expand
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