Browsing Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution by Keyword "Jumping ciliate"
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Why does the jumping ciliate Mesodinium rubrum possess an equatorially located propulsive ciliary belt? (2011-01-14)It has long been thought that jumping by the ciliate Mesodinium rubrum can enhance its nutrient uptake. However, jumping can be energetically costly and also dangerous by inducing hydrodynamic disturbances detectable to ...