tetrahymena


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tetrahymena

free-living, freshwater ciliate sometimes capable of infecting and causing disease in fish.
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We fed Tetrahymena mixtures of orange and green fluorescent, 3
Feigon knew that the Tetrahymena enzyme's catalytic core, where the majority of the telomerase activity occurs, was a close analogue to the catalytic core in the human enzyme, but she did not previously know whether the other proteins had human counterparts.
Role of apoptosis-inducing factor (AIF) in programmed nuclear death during conjugation in Tetrahymena thermophila.
SSU rDNA from E6, E7, and E8 yielded an identical SSU rDNA sequence that showed 100% pairwise identity (638/638 bases) with three different species of Tetrahymena (T.
Through a series of studies using the microscopic protozoan Tetrahymena, the nematode C.
Influence of surfactants on the metabolism of Tetrahymena py-riformis measured by a calorimetric method, Tenside Surfactants Detergents 37: 346-349.
Their research showed that, in some organisms, such as the single-celled pond dweller Tetrahymena, telomerase continuously replenishes the chromosome's telomeric tips.
She shares the prize with Jack Szostak of Harvard Medical School in Boston, who teamed with Blackburn to find that telomeres from Tetrahymena prevented degradation of yeast chromosomes.
Basal body duplication and maintenance require one member of the Tetrahymena thermophila centrin gene family.
What did you see in Tetrahymena that led to the discovery of telomeres?