tetrahymena


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tetrahymena

free-living, freshwater ciliate sometimes capable of infecting and causing disease in fish.
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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.
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In the 1980s, Carol Greider and I decided to look for telomerase, as we called the enzyme, in Tetrahymena.
After exposing Salmonella cells to a Tetrahymena for several hours, Brandl found that some vacuoles held as many as 50 Salmonella cells.
The use of an antisense ribosome, as reported by Sweeny and Yao in Tetrahymena (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.
However, in 1986, Zaug and Cech found that processing of RNA from the unicellular organism Tetrahymena thermophilia clearly depended upon an intron from its own RNA (1).
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A RECQ DNA HELICASE FROM TETRAHYMENA THERMOPHILA.
Biological Mass Spectrometry: Aside from the aforementioned activities on sequencing and post- translational modifications, small-scale proteomics studies are in progress which aim to identify proteins that are uniquely associated with particular growth phases of Tetrahymena (Pearlman and Siu), to determine sites of phosphorylation on nucleoside transporter proteins (Imogen Coe and Siu) and on transcription factors (John McDermott and Siu), and to determine the three- dimensional structures of peptides and small proteins by means of their mobilities in conjunction with molecular modeling (Hopkinson and Siu).
Scientists at the University of Rochester in New York and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle discovered the structure in a one-celled organism called Tetrahymena thermophila, a creature with an unusual way of handling its genes.
In addition, Stx-producing bacteria can kill the protozoan Tetrahymena thermophile to avoid consumption by this predator (35).
The researchers solved the structure of telomerase in Tetrahymena thermophila, the single-celled eukaryotic organism in which scientists first identified telomerase and telomeres, leading to the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology.