tetrahymena

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Related to Tetrahymena thermophila: Tetrahymena pyriformis, Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense

tetrahymena

free-living, freshwater ciliate sometimes capable of infecting and causing disease in fish.
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Molecular characterization of SerH3, a Tetrahymena thermophila gene encoding a temperature-regulated surface antigen.
Recent studies have confirmed that the optimal temperature for chemokinesis in Tetrahymena thermophila is about 28[degrees]C (Koppelhus et al.
Electroporation-mediated replacement of a positively and negatively selectable beta-tubulin gene in Tetrahymena thermophila.
At about the same time, Cech discovered that certain RNA molecules in single-celled organisms called Tetrahymena thermophila are capable of unassisted catalytic activity in test tubes.
Calmodulin and Ca2+/calmodulin-binding proteins are involved in tetrahymena thermophila phagocytosis.
1986); Tetrahymena thermophila M10932 (Spangler and Blackburn, 1985); and Tetrahymena tropicalis X56168 (Sogin et al.