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trichocyst

A crystalline exocytotic organelle composed of small, acidic proteins existing primarily as disulphide-linked dimers. The trichocyst is an organelle… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
More than 1000 secretory organelles (trichocysts) are docked at the plasma membrane of Paramecium cells. After stimulation, the… Expand
1990
1990
We present the first evidence that secretory organelle docking at the cell membrane can be reversed in vivo. In nondischarge (nd… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
To characterize the microsources of bioluminescent activity in the dinoflagellate Gonyaulax polyedra, an immunogold labeling… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The trichocysts of Paramecium tetraurelia constitute a favorable system for studying secretory process because of the numerous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Previous studies on exocytosis in Paramecium using mutants affecting trichocyst extrusion permitted us to analyze the assembly… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Using a series of mutants of Paramecium tetraurelia, we demonstrate, for the first time, changes in the internal structure of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
A specific exocytic process, the discharge of spindle trichocysts of paramecium caudatum was examined by means of the electron… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
The outer membrane complex of Paramecium was investigated by ultrathin-sectioning techniques and by freeze-etching of unfixed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
The structure of undischarged and discharged trichocysts has been examined in Paramecium caudatum , and their light-microscopic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Trichocysts of Paramecium aurelia were isolated in the extruded or fired form. Electron microscopy reveals a banding pattern… Expand