tetrahymena


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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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Now, Brandl is taking a closer look at the genes involved in the hidden interaction between Salmonella and Tetrahymena. Scientists elsewhere are helping solve this puzzle by posting, on the World Wide Web, new information about the estimated 4,000 genes that make up S.
The use of an antisense ribosome, as reported by Sweeny and Yao in Tetrahymena (Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A RECQ DNA HELICASE FROM TETRAHYMENA THERMOPHILA.
Nutritional evaluation of porcine globin using Tetrahymena pyriformis strain E.
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).
Dry to wet biomass conversion constant for Tetrahymena elliotti (Ciliophora, Protozoa).
Los telomeros no empezaron a ser estudiados sino hasta los anos 70, cuando se determino la composicion de los telomeros del Tetrahymena, un protozoario (animal compuesto por una celula) con cilios o pequenas pestanas vibratiles.
In the scientists laboratory, the bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescence had to cope with both antibiotics and the predatory single-cell organism Tetrahymena thermophila.
According to the number of strands, GQs can be classified as monomers (unimolecular, intramolecular, e.g., the human telomeric DNA d[A[G.sub.3] [([T.sub.2]A[G.sub.3]).sub.3]] in the presence of [K.sup.+] ions, Protein Data Bank (PDB) entry 1KF1 [18]), dimers (bimolecular, intermolecular, e.g., the Oxytricha nova telomeric sequence d([G.sub.4][T.sub.4][G.sub.4]) in the presence of [K.sup.+] ions, PDB entry 1JPQ [19]), or tetramers (tetramolecular, intermolecular, e.g., the Tetrahymena telomeric sequence d(T[G.sub.4]T) in the presence of [Na.sup.+] and [Ca.sup.2+] ions, PDB entry 2GW0 [20]), Scheme 2(c).
H4 sequence variation was first time described in Tetrahymena pyriformis by Hayashi et al.
Cheng et al., "Effects of triclosan and triclocarban on the growth inhibition, cell viability, genotoxicity and multixenobiotic resistance responses of Tetrahymena thermophila," Chemosphere, vol.
IN THE CILIATE, TETRAHYMENA PYRIFORMIS EHRENBERG, 1830, Blaise W.