Amoeba proteus


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A·moe·ba pro·'te·us

an abundant, nonparasitic species, remarkable for the number and varied shapes of its pseudopodia.
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Amoeba proteus expresses a single AQP that is present in the contractile vacuole complex required for osmoregulation, whereas Dictyostelium discoideum expresses four AQPs, of which two are present in the single-celled amoeboidal stage and two more in the later multicellular stages preceding spore formation.
With respect to the extent and promptness of adaptation, the highest demands are probably imposed on free-living protozoa such as Amoeba proteus (Nishihara et al.
AQPs also have been found in the contractile vacuole complexes of Amoeba proteus (Nishihara et al.
Amoeba proteus lives unsheltered in freshwater and, as such, faces much harsher environmental challenges than protozoa within a human host (Couillard et al.
Morphological alterations in the mitochondria of Amoeba proteus induced by uncoupling agents.
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Although substantially smaller than Tyrannosaurus rex, Amoeba proteus terrorizes the cell-eat-cell jungle of a drop of pond water.
A kairomone ("A-factor") from the freshwater predator Amoeba proteus was shown to induce avoidance behavior in certain ciliates of the genus Euplotes (Kusch 1993a).
Amoeba proteus was cultivated at 20 [degrees] C in a synthetic medium ("SM"; 1.
Isolation of A-factor from culture medium of Amoeba proteus
Thereafter 25 Amoeba proteus were mixed with 2500 of the beads in a total volume of 50 [[micro]liter] in three-spot depression slides for 90 min at 20 [degrees] C.
Amoeba Proteus, a special effects company in which Aronofsky is a partner, designed the DVD and menus.