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Protozoa in biological research

by Gary N. Calkins

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Published by Columbia university press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Protozoa

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gary N. Calkins ; and Francis M. Summers.
    ContributionsSummers, Francis Marion, 1906- , joint editor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL366 .C15
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli, 1148 p. :
    Number of Pages1148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6415551M
    LC Control Number41005691
    OCLC/WorldCa2811154

    The diversity of protozoa provides a unique opportunity to explore some of these major biological themes in a comparative format. Protozoa span a spectrum of sizes from microscopic forms, barely larger than many bacteria, to those clearly visible with the unaided eye, and comparable in size to some of the smallest : O. Roger Anderson. Protozoa are a diverse group of organisms that are non-phototrophic, unicellular, eukaryotic microorganisms with no cell walls. In general, protozoa have different stages in their lifecycles.

    This book then is the result of the research on the project: "Biologically active substances of the Mastigophora (Flagellates)". The research was carried out at the Laboratory of Antibiotics, Department of Microbiology, Biological Faculty of Moscow State University.   The book begins with an overview of protozoa that affect human health and the diseases they cause, then covers biological aspects of medically important protozoa, clinical features and pathologies of the diseases they cause, and the public health issues involved in .

    Protozoa are notable for their ability to move independently, a characteristic found in the majority of species. They usually lack the capability for photosynthesis, although the genus Euglena is renowned for motility as well as photosynthesis (and is therefore considered both an alga and a protozoan).Although most protozoa reproduce by asexual methods, sexual reproduction has been observed in. In , American scientist James Watson and British scientist Francis Crick developed the model for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a chemical that had (then) recently been deduced to be the physical carrier of hypothesized the mechanism for DNA replication and further linked DNA to proteins, an idea since referred to as the central dogma.


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The physiological properties of protozoa have also played a role in the classification of these organisms as well as the growing significant findings made using molecular biological research.

As we are continuously learning more about these organisms, protozoan systematics (taxonomy/classification) remains a topic of debate and change. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the biology, classification and role in disease of protozoa.

Topics discussed include the current and prospective tools for the control of cattle-infecting Babesia parasites; biological rhythms and cell behaviour in paramecium; the use of protozoan tetrahymena as a cell model; anaerobic energy metabolism in protozoa; the.

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I find lots of mysterious and enigmatic Protozoa under my microscope. To identify them, I bypass the keys in this volume, flip through the images and find the mystery organism /5(9). Protozoa (also protozoan, plural protozoans) is an informal term for single-celled eukaryotes, either free-living or parasitic, which feed on organic matter such as other microorganisms or organic tissues and debris.

Historically, the protozoa were regarded as "one-celled animals", because they often possess animal-like behaviours, such as motility and predation, and lack a cell wall, as found. According to the preface, the work is not a “textbook”on the Protozoa, but is intended “to stimulate further research on these unicellular animals”.

Protozoa in Biological Research Edited Cited by: 3. Their biological characteristics make them extremely varied and interesting as material for research. The comparison of their growth factor requirements or their power of synthesis with those of free-living protozoa constitutes a subject of the greatest interest.

2) Foissner W., Berger H. (): A user-friendly guide to the ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) commonly used by hydrobiologists as bioindicators in rivers, lakes, and waste waters, with notes on.

Protozoa as Material for Biological Research* by D. WENRICH Zoological Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania Introduction A LTHOUGH the title I have selected bears a certain resemblance to 11 that of a book edited by Calkins and Summers (), what I have to say is not a summary of, nor an imitation of, nor a supplement to, the.

All protozoal species are assigned to the kingdom Protista in the Whittaker protozoa are then placed into various groups primarily on the basis of how they move. The groups are called phyla (singular, phylum) by some microbiologists, and classes by others.

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In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory # ADVERTISEMENTS: As a group the protozoa are most primitive and are inhabiting the earth for about a billion and half years.

Fossil forms of radiolaria and foraminiferans, half a billion years old, have been recorded. Origin: Pre-Cambrian Taxonomic Retrospect: ADVERTISEMENTS: Leeuwenhock () first gave prelimi­nary accounts of some protozoan forms after the discovery of microscope.

In arid and semiarid lands throughout the world, many of the open spaces between higher plants are covered by biological soil crusts, communities of cyanobacteria: algae, lichens, and bryophytes associated with bacteria and fungi.

These crusts are miniature ecosystems between the atmosphere and soil, furnishing a habitat where microorganisms conduct nutrient recycles, especially nitrogen Cited by: The book includes new data on the ultrastructure of the somatic cortex of each class, molecular phylogenetics, ecology, and on other important aspects of ciliate biology.

These new data are used, along with a novel conceptual approach, to rationalize a new system of classification for the phylum, presented in a major chapter on The Ciliate : Springer Netherlands.

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the biology, classification and role in disease of protozoa. Topics discussed include the current and prospective tools for the control of cattle-infecting Babesia parasites; biological rhythms and cell behaviour in paramecium; the use of protozoan tetrahymena as a cell model; anaerobic energy metabolism in protozoa; the Format: Hardcover.Parasitology Lecture Notes Carter Center.

This lecture note is devoted to providing general aspects of parasitology in addition to covering human parasites in two major groups -the protozoa and helminths including their distribution, habitat, morphology, life cycle, pathogenicity, prevention and control, laboratory diagnosis and their relevance to Ethiopia.Biological safety and biosecurity protocols are essential to the reputation and responsibility of every scientific institution, whether research, academic, or production.

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