Tetrahymena Thermophila: Volume 109

Tetrahymena Thermophila: Volume 109

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This new volume of Methods in Cell Biology looks at Tetrahymena thermophila, a model organism in experimental biology. Covering sections on Systems perspectives and Operating principles, chapters are written by experts in the field.

With cutting edge material, this comprehensive collection is intended to guide researchers of Tetrahymena thermophila for years to come.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 430 pages
  • 187.96 x 236.22 x 15.24mm | 952.54g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123859670
  • 9780123859679

Table of contents

Part I: Introduction

Perspectives on the ciliated protozoan Tetrahymena thermophila
Part II: Systems perspectives

The life and times of Tetrahymena
Nuclear dualism.
Whole Genome Studies of Tetrahymena
From Molecules to Morphology: Cellular Organization of Tetrahymena thermophila
Conservation and innovation in Tetrahymena membrane traffic: proteins, lipids, and compartments
Developmental progression of Tetrahymena through the cell cycle and conjugation
Part III: Operating Principles

Tetrahymena in the Laboratory: Strain Resources, Methods for Culture, Maintenance, and Storage
Natural populations and inbred strains of Tetrahymena
Tetrahymena thermophila Genetics: Concepts and Applications
Transformation and strain engineering of Tetrahymena
Biochemical approaches including the design and use of strains expressing epitope-tagged proteins
Cytological Analysis of Tetrahymena thermophila
Purification Of Tetrahymena Cytoskeletal Proteins
Behavioral Bioassays and their Uses in Tetrahymena.
Tetrahymena in the Classroom
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