tetrahymena

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Related to Tetrahymena thermophila: Tetrahymena pyriformis, Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense

tetrahymena

(ˌtɛtrəˈhaɪmənə)
n
(Zoology) an aquatic protozoan often used for genetic research
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Noun1.tetrahymena - relative of the paramecium; often used in genetics research
ciliate, ciliated protozoan, ciliophoran - a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell
genus Tetrahymena - protozoa having four membranous ciliary organelles
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Metallothionein gene from Tetrahymena thermophila with a copper-inducible-repressible promoter.
Meet Tetrahymena thermophila, the organism with the most creative sex life I know of, with seven sexes.
"Colchicine Induces Nuclear Death in Tetrahymena Thermophila" Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.
Shiga toxin as a bacterial defense against a eukaryotic predator, Tetrahymena thermophila. J Bacteriol.
As a single-celled Tetrahymena thermophila (yellow organism in the center), you must navigate a chaotic sea of predators, such as the large reddishbrown Euplotes (left) as you search for prey.
[73] reported the transformation of PCNB to PCA and PCTA by a protozoan, Tetrahymena thermophila with detection of the activities of glutathione transferase and thiol S-methyltransferase [9].
Isolation and characterization of actin gene from Tetrahymena thermophila. Proc.
Tetrahymena thermophila are free-living, unicellular eukaryotes.
Gutierrez, "Whole-cell biosensors for detection of heavy metal ions in environmental samples based on metallothionein promoters from Tetrahymena thermophila," Microbial Biotechnology, vol.
His work has spanned from characterizing the mating type locus of the Tetrahymena thermophila cell to the design of consumer electronics to organizational and innovation process design.