Tetrahymena

Tetrahymena

Tetrahymena genus
Scale 2 Diat: carbon-macromolecules , Hierachy 2
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Play: Tetrahymena has a MOVE of 1, and is considered an HETEROTROPH.

Fact: Tetrahymena is a widely used model organism in biological research.

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Tetrahymena are free-living ciliate protozoa that can also switch from commensalistic to pathogenicmodes of survival. They are common in freshwater ponds. Tetrahymena species used as model organisms in biomedical research are T. thermophila and T. pyriformis.[1] (From: Wikipedia, July 2015) read more
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Tetrahymena are free-living ciliate protozoa that can also switch from commensalistic to pathogenicmodes of survival. They are common in freshwater ponds. Tetrahymena species used as model organisms in biomedical research are T. thermophila and T. pyriformis.[1]

(From: Wikipedia, July 2015)

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