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Cilia Use Different Molecular Motors For Different Jobs
2014-01-11 08:19:58

Researchers showed that oral groove cilia appear to have different molecular motors than the rest of a paramecium’s cilia.

2014-01-03 15:25:49

An end to mascara testing on animals could be in sight thanks to tiny organisms nicknamed 'slipper' and 'eyelash'.

2010-10-28 22:12:32

Copper sulfate has emerged as an effective treatment for Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, also known as "Ich," a protozoan parasite that appears as white spots on infected fish.

2010-09-15 18:58:02

Tests of a potential vaccine against "Ich" — the dreaded "white-spot" disease that plagues fish in commercial fish farms, public aquariums, pet fish retail outlets, and home aquariums — are raising hopes for finally controlling the disease.

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2009-12-02 15:42:03

Researchers from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine have made an "unexpected" dual discovery that could open new avenues for treating Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, or "Ich", a devastating single-celled protozoan parasite that commonly attacks freshwater fish.


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