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Phagocytosis in the polymorphic ciliate Tetrahymena vorax

In the polymorphic ciliate Tetrahymena vorax , the non-selective phagocytosis seen in microstomes changes to a highly selective process in macrostomes Phagocytosis in the polymorphic ciliate Tetrahymena vorax

Phagocytosis and the actin cytoskeleton

Introduction The internalisation of large particles by cells was first documented over a century ago by Elie Metchnikoff (Metchnikoff, 1893), in his observations of amoeboid cells moving within a transparent starfish larva towards an inserted rose thorn.

The macrophage capacity for phagocytosis

Journal of Cell Science 101, 907-913 (1992) Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1992 907 The macrophage capacity for phagocytosis GREGORY J. CANNON and JOEL A. SWANSON* Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, Harvard Medical School, 220 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA ...

An Investigative Approach to the Study of Phagocytosis in ...

Volume 19: Mini Workshops Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE) ~ http://www.zoo.utoronto.ca/able 347 An Investigative Approach to the Study of Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena Donna Bozzone Department of Biology, St. Michael's College, Colchester, VT, USA, 05439 (802) 654-2627 dbozzone ...

Vybrant Phagocytosis Assay Kit

Vybrantô Phagocytosis Assay Kit MP 06694 Revised: 18ñMarchñ2001 Product Information Vybrantô Phagocytosis Assay Kit (V-6694) Introduction Our Vybrantô Phagocytosis Assay Kit (V-6694) is designed to provide a model system for quantitating the effects of drugs or other environmental factors ...

An Experimental System to Study Phagocytosis

Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena 406 Contents Introduction .....406 Materials Required.....407 Laboratory Exercises ...

CytoSelect™ 96-Well Phagocytosis Assay (Red Blood Cell ...

Product Manual CytoSelect™ 96-Well Phagocytosis Assay (Red Blood Cell, Colorimetric Format) Catalog Number CBA-220 96 assays FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY Not for use in diagnostic procedures

Phagocytosis of human post-capacitated spermatozoa by macrophages

Phagocytosis of human post-capacitated spermatozoa by macrophages Rony Oren-Benaroya 1, Jonathan Kipnis 2 and Michael Eisenbach 1,3 1 Department of Biological Chemistry, The Weizmann Institute of Science, 76100 Rehovot, Israel; 2 Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience ...

Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena as an Experimental System To ...

97 Figure 1. Tetrahymena pyriformis containing food vacuoles filled with India Ink. The oral cavity with its specialized cilia is visible at the top right of the organism.

Elie Metchnikoff (1845-1916): discoverer of phagocytosis

Singapore Med J 2009; 50(5) : 456 M edicine remained empirical and largely ineffective throughout most of the 19th century, with everyday life carrying the very real danger of illness and swift death, usually from infections.